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The Administration Interface is the main interface used to configure Untangle.  
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The Administration Interface is the main interface used to configure NG Firewall.  
  
 
A registration and welcome message is displayed upon the first visit to the administration interface. It will make a suggestion about the suggested applications that may be useful for your network. You can choose to install the recommended apps or to install the apps manually.
 
A registration and welcome message is displayed upon the first visit to the administration interface. It will make a suggestion about the suggested applications that may be useful for your network. You can choose to install the recommended apps or to install the apps manually.
  
[[Image:Administration_Interface.png|600px|center|Untangle's web GUI with trial applications installed]]
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{{BigScreenshot|dashboard}}
  
Untangle's administration can be divided into two main parts, the '''Navigation Pane''' on the left and virtual '''Racks''' on the right.
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There are four main tabs in the administration interface in the main menu:
  
The '''Navigation Pane''' contains two tabs - '''Apps''' and '''Config''', detailed below.
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# [[Dashboard]]
The '''Apps''' tab on the left-hand side is used to learn more about applications and install applications into the "virtual rack." The '''Config''' tab contains several sections to configure the Untangle server's settings.
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# [[Applications|Apps]]
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# [[Config]]
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# [[Reports]] (only visible if the [[Reports]] app is installed.)
  
Applications are installed into one or more virtual '''Racks''' on the right hand side, and filter the traffic passing through the Untangle server. Each application has a faceplate with a '''Settings''' button to configure it, current status information and a power button to toggle it on or off.
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In the sub-menu there are four views:
  
Across the top there is a dropdown menu to switch to different '''Racks''' or use the [[Session Viewer]] and [[Host Viewer]], as well as readouts for network speed statistics, a count of open sessions, CPU, memory, and disk information.
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# [[Sessions]]
 
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# [[Hosts]]
If you see an alert icon near the top of the web GUI, hover over it for more information - these are [[Administrative Alerts]] designed to help you keep your Untangle healthy.
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# [[Devices]]
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# [[Users]]
  
 
Tip: Using [http://getfirefox.com Mozilla Firefox] or [http://google.com/chrome Google Chrome] browsers is recommended for administration.
 
Tip: Using [http://getfirefox.com Mozilla Firefox] or [http://google.com/chrome Google Chrome] browsers is recommended for administration.

Latest revision as of 15:12, 3 May 2022

The Administration Interface is the main interface used to configure NG Firewall.

A registration and welcome message is displayed upon the first visit to the administration interface. It will make a suggestion about the suggested applications that may be useful for your network. You can choose to install the recommended apps or to install the apps manually.

There are four main tabs in the administration interface in the main menu:

  1. Dashboard
  2. Apps
  3. Config
  4. Reports (only visible if the Reports app is installed.)

In the sub-menu there are four views:

  1. Sessions
  2. Hosts
  3. Devices
  4. Users

Tip: Using Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome browsers is recommended for administration.