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XAdmin: Questions and Answers
This FAQ answers questions regarding XAdmin, e.g. the supported operating systems or connection methods, XAdmin software and documentation.

Please note that the answers refer to the state of January 2010.  

Question 1 : Which operating systems are supported?

The following operating systems are supported for new installations:
    - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
    - SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10

Updates for already existing XAdmin installations are supported by following operating systems:
    - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 5.x
    - Red Hat Enterprise Linux 3.x
    - SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 10
    - SuSE Linux 8.2

Question 2 : Is a XAdmin version for Windows being planned?

At the moment it is not intended to offer the XAdmin Software for a Windows OS.

Question 3 : Which connection methods are supported?

The XAdmin server is able to connect to the router via ISDN, IP or GSM/UMTS (XAdmin over ISDN, XAdmin over IP or XAdmin over GSM/UMTS).

Question 4 : Where can I obtain the XAdmin software?

You can obtain the XAdmin software from the same distributors / resellers as all your other Funkwerk products.

Question 5 : What is the latest XAdmin software version?

As state in January 2010 it is XAdmin version 3.2.8 Patch 3 (if you only use “XAdmin over IP” mode), respectively version 3.2.7 Patch 4 (for all other scenarios).

Question 6 : Is there a free-of-charge trial version?

Yes. After consulting with your Funkwerk sales partner we can put a free-of-charge trial version at your disposal.

Question 7 : What are the differences between the trial version and the full version?

The trial version is limited to the administration and configuration of 10 Funkwerk routers. Moreover, the trial version is valid for 90 days.
Should you decide for a full version, it is not required to install the system new. You will receive a licence which you can enter in your already existing trial version.

Question 8: Where can I find any documentation of XAdmin?

You will receive 2 manuals together with the XAdmin software. (state as at November 2009):
  - one user manual
  - one XAdmin administration manual.
More documentation and notes of the XAdmin software can be found on our website: www.funkwerk-ec.com in the area “Products” –> “Software” -> “XAdmin”.

Question 9 : Do I need a central Funkwerk router?

If you only use “XAdmin over IP”, a central Funkwerk router is not required.
For all other scenarios a central Funkwerk router is required.

Question 10 : What about the redundancy?

It is possible to operate two XAdmin servers in a master-slave mode. More details are described in the XAdmin administration manual.

Question 11 : Where can I get support?

Our support coordination informs you about our support possibilities. The support coordination can be reached Monday – Friday 08:00 a.m. – 05.00 pm.
Telephone: +49 180 300 91 91 550 or +49 911 9673 1550
Fax: +49 180 300 91 91 599 oder +49 911 9673 1599
E-Mail: hotline@funkwerk-ec.com

ab, Jan 2010

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