Defining custom applications
Add a new application (see Adding applications) and select the application type Local.
Edit the following fields:
Option Description Name Name of the application shown in the Scout Console Local application Select Custom. Parameter
Enter the program name required to start the application.
If required, add start parameters.
calibrator calls the Calibrator tool
squid calls the Squid application
squid /tmp/mycache calls Squid using the specified cache directory
Hidden The application is not shown on the desktop.
This is meant for automatically started applications. Select Start automatically or Application restart instead.
See Adding applications.
Free parameters (optional) Individual parameters for application start
see Defining free application parameters
Confirm with Apply and OK.
The figure shows the application definition for the Calibrator tool . After the next device restart, the Calibration application is provided on the device's desktop and can be started (provided that the Calibrator tool is included in the image).