Manager by Magenta Systems Ltd is a Windows application designed to simplify and enhance windows networking, using both dial-up
and routed connections. Features include single click start and hang-up of a dial-up connection defined by time or day of week; monitoring in a call status window of up to nine simultaneous connections or ISDN
channels including those started by other applications and routed connections (such as leased line, DOD routers, ADSL or cable modems
); start VPN call when online with dial-up; a flashing icon while online; warning icon when a routed connections drops; automatic disconnection options to avoid remaining online by accident (including sounds); block connection entries at specific times; reconnection for dropped calls but stopping at a specified time (ie 8am) or after a specified period; delayed hang-up until just before the next call cost increment; timed reconnection to drop and redial a call after a specified period (where short calls are free); alternate numbers on busy; check alive with redialling when call drops unexpectedly; auto dial support from browsers; a scheduler for automated connections and tasks including FTP uploads, FTP downloads, HTTP downloads, auto email, sync files, test server; detailed connection activity logs for problem finding; session logs with about 50 different call details including cost and data volumes (which may be exported to Excel); session reports with several sub reports (telecom costs, ISP usage, successful and failed connections, and windows user); logging of non-RAS
calls (such as fax); keep alive; dial and hang-up remotely using a browser; call waiting re-enable after connection; PC clock setting and time server; program launching by schedule on when online; performance graph showing data flow speeds; import and export connection entries for backup; diagnostics including Trace Route, Ping Host, Finger and Address Look-Up and Telnet. It may be run as an service on Windows 2000 and later.