Manual Chapter : Editing Hosted Content with Access Policy Manager

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  • 14.1.0
Manual Chapter

Editing Hosted Content with Access Policy Manager

About editing hosted files on Access Policy Manager

You can upload custom files to BIG-IP Access Policy Manager to provide resources directly to users.
You might need to edit files after you upload them to Access Policy Manager, such as to rename a file or change the file MIME type. You can make these changes using the hosted content settings.

Task summary for editing hosted content on Access Policy Manager

To edit hosted content on Access Policy Manager, complete these tasks.

Task list

Replacing a hosted file

You can upload a new version of a file to hosted content, to replace the current file on Access Policy Manager.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Webtops
    Hosted Content
    Manage Files
    .
    The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. At bottom left of the screen, click the right-side arrow on the
    Edit
    button to select
    Upload New Version
    from the list.
    The
    Upload New File Version
    popup screen opens.
  3. For the
    Select File
    setting, click the
    Browse
    button and select the file to upload.
    The
    Select File
    and
    File Name
    fields are populated with the file name.
  4. If the MIME type for the file is incorrect or must be changed, from the
    Mime Type
    list, select the MIME type for the file.
  5. From the
    Secure Level
    menu, select the access level for the file.
    policy
    The file is available only to users who have successfully completed an access policy, with an
    Allow
    ending result. You might use this to display an HTML file that only a verified user can see.
    public
    The file is available to anyone. You might use this to allow access to an installation package that a user needs to start an access session.
    session
    The file is available only to users with an active access policy session. You might use this to allow a user with an active session access to a required logon component.
  6. Click
    OK
    .
    The file changes are saved, and the screen returns to the hosted content list.
View the hosted content list to verify your changes to the file.

Renaming or moving hosted content files

You can rename or move a hosted content file on Access Policy Manager.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Webtops
    Hosted Content
    Manage Files
    .
    The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. At bottom left of the screen, click the right-side arrow on the
    Edit
    button to select
    Rename/Move File
    from the list.
    The
    Rename/Move File Properties
    popup screen opens.
  3. In the
    New File Name
    field, type a new name for the file.
  4. In the
    New File Destination Folder
    , specify a new destination folder for the file.
  5. Click
    OK
    .
    The file changes are saved, and the screen returns to the hosted content list.

Editing hosted content file properties

You can edit the permissions and MIME type for hosted content files on Access Policy Manager.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Webtops
    Hosted Content
    Manage Files
    .
    The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. At bottom left of the screen, click the right-side arrow on the
    Edit
    button to select
    Edit File Properties
    from the list.
    The
    Edit File Properties
    popup screen opens.
  3. If the MIME type for the file is incorrect or must be changed, from the
    Mime Type
    list, select the MIME type for the file.
  4. From the
    Secure Level
    menu, select the access level for the file.
    policy
    The file is available only to users who have successfully completed an access policy, with an
    Allow
    ending result. You might use this to display an HTML file that only a verified user can see.
    public
    The file is available to anyone. You might use this to allow access to an installation package that a user needs to start an access session.
    session
    The file is available only to users with an active access policy session. You might use this to allow a user with an active session access to a required logon component.
  5. Click
    OK
    .
    The file changes are saved, and the screen returns to the hosted content list.
The settings for the file are displayed in the Hosted Content list.

Deleting a hosted file

You can delete one or more files from the hosted content on Access Policy Manager.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Webtops
    Hosted Content
    Manage Files
    .
    The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. Select one or more files to delete. To select all files, select the check box at the top of the list, next to the Name column.
  3. Click
    Delete
    , and in the
    Delete File
    popup screen that opens, click
    Yes
    .
The files are removed from the list.

Implementation result

As a result of these implementation tasks, you have edited files and deleted hosted files on Access Policy Manager® as necessary.