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Patch Manager Web Console User Settings

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The following table defines each user setting in the Patch Manager Web Console

Setting Description
Account Enabled Enables the user to log in to the Patch Manager Web Console. Select Yes or No.
Account Expires Sets the date when the user cannot log in to the Patch Manager Web Console. Enter or select an expiration date or enter Never if the account should never expire.
Disable Session Timeout Enables the user to stay logged in indefinitely to the Patch Manager Web Console. Select Yes or No.
Allow Administrator Rights Enables the user with administrative rights to add or edit other user accounts and reset passwords. Select Yes or No.
Allow Node Management Rights Enables the user to manage Orion nodes. This setting applies to an Orion Web Console running only the Patch Manager module. Select Yes or No.
Allow Account to Customize Views Enables the user to customize the views they see when they log in to the Patch Manager Web Console. When a user customizes a view, the changes apply to all users who share the same views. Select Yes or No.
Allow Account to Clear Events, Acknowledge Alerts and Syslogs Enables the user to clear and acknowledge Orion-generated events, alerts, and syslogs in the Orion Web Console. In consoles with only the Patch Manager module, this setting is negligible. Select Yes or No.
Allow Browser Integration Enables the user to use client browser tools with information provided in the Orion Web Console. Select Yes or No.
Alert Sound

Enables audible alerts in the Orion Web Console. In web consoles running only the Patch Manager module, this setting is negligible. 

If applicable, select a WAV file to use for alerts. The web console populates this list from the following directory:

%SystemDrive%\Inetpub\SolarWinds\NetPerfMon\Sounds

Number of items in the breadcrumb list Specifies the number of items the Orion Web Console displays in the breadcrumb drop-down lists. If set to 0, the web console displays all items. Enter the number of items to display.
Account Limitations

Specifies the network devices the user can view. 

For example, you can limit the user to see only devices in a single location. In Orion web consoles with only the Patch Manager module, this setting is irrelevant.

See the Administrator Guide for your Orion Platform product for details.

Home Tab Menu Bar Displays the menu bar the user sees on the Home tab. Select the menu bar from the list.
Patches Tab Menu Bar Displays the menu bar the user sees on the Patches tab. Select the menu bar from the list. 
Tabs ordering Specifies the tab order in the Patch Manager Web Console. Use the up and down arrows to move tabs up or down in the list. The Patch Manager Web Console displays the tab at the top of the list.
Home Page View Specifies the view the user sees when they log in to the Patch Manager Web Console. Select the home page from the list. See Create and manage views for details
Default Network Device

Specifies the network device the user sees on the corresponding details page when they log in to the Patch Manager Web Console.

This setting only applies if the user home page is set to a details page, such as WSUS Server Details or WSUS Node Details. Click Edit to specify the default network device.

Default Summary View Specifies the view associated with the Summary link on the default Home menu bar. The Patch Manager Web Console also displays this view when the user clicks the Home tab. Select a view from the list.
Report Folder

Specifies the folder used by the Orion Web Console to pull reports for the selected user. 

To assign a specific set of reports to a user, create a sub-folder in the Reports folder and place the specific reports in this folder. Select the user folder for this setting.

The default location of the Reports folder is:

%PROGRAMFILES%\SolarWinds\Orion\Reports

Orion General Settings

Selects the views the user can see after they click an element in the web console. Select a view from the list or select None to hide the user details. 

The following settings are available:

  • Node Details View
  • Volume Details View
  • Group Details View
Patch Manager Settings

Selects the views the user can see after they click an element in the web console. Select a view from the list or select None to hide the user details. 

The following settings are available:

  • Patch Manager Summary View
  • WSUS Node Details View
  • WSUS Server Details View
  • Update Details View

 

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