Windows Updates

You can manage Windows® updates through a remote application connection in the web UI. Updates include hotfixes and/or service packs that are necessary for the security and proper functioning of your server. Access the screen through the web UI atMaintenance|Software Updates|Windows Updates. To manage Windows updates: Navigate to Maintenance|Software Updates|Windows Updates. If prompted, accept/approve your browser’s connection request. The […]

HOTPin Updates

You can access updates for HOTPin server software through the Server Updates screen. Updates include hotfixes, service packs, and upgrades and are necessary for security and proper functioning of your system. Access the screen through the web UI atMaintenance|Software Updates|HOTPin Updates. Updates are grouped by category. Use the > screen button to toggle between expanded and collapsed […]


The Services function provides access to a list of services installed on your Windows server. From this page you can view the status of all services. You can also start/stop a service or configure its startup settings. Access the screen through the web UI at Maintenance|Services. The list of services includes the following common information: Name – […]

Remote Applications

The Remote Applications feature provides a connection to your server through a web browser to perform specific server and application management functions. Access the screen through the web UI atMaintenance|Remote Applications. The list of applications includes the following information: Application – identifies the application name. Description – displays a brief explanation of the application function. Logon Method – Automatic does […]

Alert Email

Use the Alert Email function to allow/disallow HOTPin to send system alert messages through a network SMTP server to addresses you specify. SMTP is required to use the Alert Email function. Note: Alert Email is an optional configuration. Access the screen through the web UI atMaintenance|Alerting|Alert Email. Use the following information to configure alert email: […]

Alert Definitions

The Alert Definitions feature allows you to view and disable the system alerts configured for your server. Access the screen through the web UI at Maintenance|Alerting|Alert Definitions. The list of alerts includes the following information: Name – displays alert identification. Description – displays a brief explanation about the alert purpose. Type – indicates the source of the alert. Enabled – Yes indicates […]


You can manage your server certificates through a remote application connection in the web UI. Certificates are necessary for identification, authentication and encryption. For example, your server comes with a preconfigured, self-signed certificate for SSL access to the web user interface. You can also install commercially signed certificates. Depending on your server and network configuration, additional certificates […]


The Windows Server® backup and restore tasks are accessed as a remote application through the web UI. The Windows backup utility allows you to copy and restore server-based files and is not intended to back up or restore application HOTPin configuration. Access the backup and restore remote application through the web UI at Maintenance|Backup. To manage backup or restore […]

Remote Desktop

Remote Desktops initiates an RDP session between your client computer and your server through which you can perform server management functions. Notes: Leaving a session running when not needed can affect other user’s ability to log in. It is recommended that you log of when you are not using your RDP session. The web UI […]


Use the Shutdown screen to gracefully power off or restart your server. Access shutdown or restart functions through the web UI at Maintenance|Shutdown. To shut down or restart your server: Navigate to Maintenance|Shutdown. Select an option. Click OK. Confirm your action when prompted. When restarting the server, the web UI main screen will refresh when the server finishes […]