Administration Console: Managing Your Favorites

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This guide describes how to add, remove, and manage your list of favorite dialogs. 

 

Applies To...

 

  • Users of the Administration Console.

 

Walkthrough

 

You can mark up to ten administration console dialogs as favorites. This allows you to quickly access a function from a toolbar icon, without having to navigate through the menus. For example, if you are:

  • Responsible for amending the roles for users, you can set the roles and permissions dialog as a favorite.
  • Frequently creating or amending policies, you can add the gateway polices dialog as a a favorite.

 

Adding / Removing a Dialog to / from Your Favorites

 

You can add / remove a dialog to / from your favorites from the following locations:

  • Menu item list
  • A dialog. This is currently only available on some dialogs, but more are being added going forward.
If you try to create more than ten favorites, the following error message is displayed. To add another favorite, you must first remove one of the existing entries.

fav_error.png

Adding / Removing a Favorite Using the Menu Item List

 

To add / remove a favorite from the menu item list:

  1. Click on the Administration toolbar menu item.
  2. Click on the star icon after the menu item name. This has one of the following states:

    IconDescription
    ico_fav_no.pngThis icon signifies the menu item is not currently part of your favorites. If clicked, the icon changes to the icon below, and the menu item is added to your favorites.
    ico_fav_yes.pngThis icon signifies the menu item is part of your favorites. If clicked, the icon changes to the icon above, and the menu item is removed from your favorites.

 

Adding / Removing a Favorite From a Dialog

 

To add / remove a favorite from a dialog:

  1. Click on one the following icons:

    IconDescription
    Favorite Menu IconThis icon signifies the dialog is not currently part of your favorites. If clicked, the icon changes to the icon below, and the dialog is added to your favorites.
    Favorite menu iconThis icon signifies the dialog is part of your favorites. If clicked, the icon changes to the icon above, and the dialog is removed from your favorites.

 

Accessing a Dialog From Your Favorites

Accessing Your Favorites

To access your list of favorites:

  1. Click on the ico_fav.png toolbar icon. Your list of favorite dialogs is displayed.
  2. Select a dialog from the list. The dialog is opened.

 

A visual indicator is displayed in the list (see right) to show you how many favorites you have assigned.

 

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