Features List

Here are some features, listed by license type, that make Auto Shutdown Manager the top and complete network-enabled PC Power Management solution for laptops, desktops, and servers.

Auto Shutdown Manager can be used on clients including Windows® 10, 8.1/8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, and Windows XP, and on servers including Windows Server 2016, 2012R2, 2008R2, 2003 (also Server CORE installations) and WHS - on 32-bit and 64-bit versions.

Functionality Standard Licenses
and All Bundle Packs
EDU, NPO, Government Licenses

 

Student License
(Student ID required)
Light License
(free for private use)
 
Operation in background - Windows Service Mode
Shutdown based on timer countdown
SCCM Plugin – Plug in to Microsoft® System Center Configuration Manager®
Forced shutdown based on time rules
Remote restart / wake up / shut down
Auto login user on startup (disable / enable)
Auto configurator for the easiest initial setup
 
Detection of running applications (e.g. PowerPoint)

Performance counters for in-depth system analysis
Some examples:
- Network traffic & utilization
- Detection of processes and their utilization
- Terminal sessions active
- VPN tunnel active
- Backup going on
- And many more ...

Time rules
Network clients
IP traffic load analysis of other IP-based devices such as routers, streaming boxes, network printers, scanners, etc.
Mouse / Keyboard
CPU utilization
HDD utilization
Sound analysis
Scheduled tasks analysis
Scheduled shutdown of local or remote PCs
Scheduled wake up of local or remote PCs
Prevent users from blocking public PCs by staying logged in for long times
 
Remote management
Remote shutdown and restart
Detect IP clients to prevent shutdown
Operation as client
Operation as server
Wake on WAN client
Wake on LAN scheduler
   
VMware service analysis
Start virtual machines at startup
Suspend virtual machines before shutdown
WoL - Start virtual machines via Wake on LAN
   
Log up and down times
Power consumption and CO2 reduction analysis
 
PC time limitation (access protection)
Limit the PC time per user and per day
Extended PC time protection
         
Auto shutdown mode selection (e.g. use Standby in the afternoon, Hibernate or Power Off at night)
Wake up PC from sleep
Scheduled maintenance WoL wake up
Wake on LAN - local broadcast - servers
Wake on LAN - local broadcast - clients
Wake on LAN - directed broadcast -servers
Wake on LAN - directed broadcast -clients
Wake on WAN - Internet - servers
Wake on WAN - Internet - clients
Wake on LAN/WAN/VLAN- Windows based WoL proxy
Wake on LAN/WAN/VLAN- Java based WoL proxy, for example to be used on a Raspberry PI 
   

Business time management -
for example, prevent shutdowns during core business times

Dependent on power mode (AC / DC)
         
Run scripts or applications at startup
Run scripts or applications before shutting down
         
User warnings before shutting down
Maintenance reboot after x shutdowns
Screensaver management
Windows power management

Save unsaved documents before shutting down
(Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project, Outlook)

 
Central management
Organize power management policies by groups
Automatically assign PCs to power management policies by
- PC name filters
- Active directory attributes (such as OU=, CN=...)
- Membership in active directory groups

 

Hidden operation from users
Remote shutdown
Remote standby
Remote hibernate
Remote logging off of users
Remote restart
Remote wake up (LAN and WAN)
Settings management and remote deployment
Centralized updates
Maintenance mode
License manager
Central monitoring
Protocol stored in central database
Support command line arguments
Identify clients with power supply problems
Identify clients with thermal problems
Identify clients with power management problems