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Customize the web console views

Created by Caroline Juszczak, last modified by Steve.Hawkins on Jan 17, 2018

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The Patch Manager Web Console views are configurable widgets that display in the web console. These views translate your deployment data into user information that displays in charts, summary lists, reports, and events. Each view is linked to a resource that provides the raw data for each view. 

If your user settings allow you to customize the views, you can change the layout and composition of the resources in the web console. See Defining the user account settings for additional customization details. 

Based on your user account settings, you can change the layout and composition of the Patch Manager Web Console views. These changes impact all users who share the views. 

Chart views

Chart views can display computer status information, such as the number of computers running a specific operating system. Click Help to view the online help for this view.

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Detail views

Detail views provide detailed information about a specific category. For example, you can create a view that lists the top ten most vulnerable machines in your managed computer group. Click Help to view the online help for this view.

SPM-Admin-Guide-Top-Ten-View1.png

In the following example, each item includes a drop-down menu with a list of updates required for each machine and their corresponding severity status.

SPM-Admin-Guide-Top-Ten-View2.png

Customize a view

  1. Log in to the Orion Web Console as an administrator.
  2. Set the following privileges to Yes:
    • Allow Administrator Rights
    • Allow Account to Customize Views
  3. Click My Dashboards > Patches > Patch Summary. 
  4. Click the view you want to change.
  5. Click Customize Page. 
  6. Apply your changes as listed below, and click Done.

Change the custom view layout

  1. Click Edit next to the column definition.
  2. Select the number of columns you want in the view.
  3. Specify the width, in pixels, of each column.
  4. Click Submit. 

Delete a resource from a column

Select the resource, and then click [x] next to the column.

Add a resource to a column

  1. Repeat the following steps for each resource you want to add.
  2. Click [+]  next to the column you want to modify.
  3. Expand the appropriate resource category or categories.
  4. Select the resource(s) you want to add.
  5. Click Submit.

Rearrange the resource

Use the directional arrows next to each Resources in Column box.

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