Manual Chapter : Common Elements for Customization in Access Policy Manager

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BIG-IP APM

  • 14.1.0
Manual Chapter

Common Elements for Customization in Access Policy Manager

  1. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Profiles / Policies
    Customization
    .
    The Customization tool appears, in Basic Customization view.
  2. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Profiles / Policies
    Customization
    General
    .
    The Customization tool appears in General Customization view, displaying
    Form Factor: Full/Mobile Browser
    settings.
  3. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Profiles / Policies
    Customization
    General
    .
  4. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Profiles / Policies
    Customization
    Advanced
    .
    The Customization tool appears in Advanced Customization view, displaying the
    Form Factor: Full/Mobile Browser
    settings in the left pane.
  5. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Profiles / Policies
    Customization
    Advanced
    .
  6. From the
    View
    list, select
    General Customization
    .
    The Customization tool switches to General (tree) view.
  7. From the
    View
    list at the top right of the screen, select
    Advanced Customization
    .
    The Customization tool switches to the advanced view.
  8. Expand these folders
    Customization Settings
    Access Profiles
    NameOfYourProfile
    Common
    .
  9. Expand these folders
    Customization Settings
    Access Profiles
    NameOfYourProfile
    Access
    Logon Pages
    NameOfALogonPage
    .
  10. Click
    apm_full.css
    .
    Code displays in the right pane.
  11. Click
    logon.inc
    ., same as above, right? cmc 12/2016
    Code displays in the right pane.
  12. Select all of the code in the right pane and replace it by pasting the contents of the
    logon.inc-replacement
    file in its place.
  13. In the left pane, select the Text tab.
    A navigation tree displays in the left pane.
  14. To select the BIG-IP Edge Client, in the left pane, expand the folders and navigate to
    Customization Settings
    Connectivity Profiles
    name_of_connectivity_profile
    , and click
    BIG-IP Edge Client
    .
  15. On the menu bar, click
    Image Browser
    .
    The image browser opens in a new screen.
  16. From the General Customization view, expand these folders
    Customization Settings
    Access Profiles
    NameOfYourProfile
    Common
    .
  17. Click
    Advanced Customization Images
    .
    Ten image names and values display in the right pane. The value of any image that has not been replaced with a custom image is
    /public/images/my/tr.gif
    .
  18. Click the value of any image to replace it with a custom image.
    An icon displays at the end of the row.
  19. Click the icon.
    A
    Replace
    button displays below the row.
  20. Click
    Replace
    .
    A popup screen opens displaying images that were imported into the image browser.
  21. At the top of the right pane, click
    Save Draft
    .
    The name of the file that you saved now displays in italics.
  22. Navigate to the folder on your system with the template files.
  23. On the menu bar, click
    Save
    .
    The name of any file that you saved as a draft changes to display without italics.
  24. On the menu bar, click
    Save
    .
  25. Open the
    apm.css-addon
    file with a text editor.
  26. Open the
    login.inc-replacement
    file with a text editor.
  27. To change the label for any logon page input field (
    Username
    ,
    Password
    , and so on), you can:
    • Edit the logon page properties using the visual policy editor.
    • Edit the logon page text from the General Customization view.
  28. Press Enter to finalize the change.
    The value in the field changes to something like
    /public/images/customization/Common/
    ProfileName
    _act_logon_page_ag/image
    xx
    _en.png
    .
  29. Copy the value for the custom image from the field; save it in a memo or notepad file.
  30. From the
    Form Factor
    list at the top of the Customization tool, select
    Full/Mobile Browser
    .
  31. From the
    Form Factor
    list at the top of the Customization tool, select
    BIG-IP Edge Client
    .
  32. After you customize settings, click the
    Save
    icon at the top of the Customization tool.
  33. From the General Customization view, expand the
    Access Profiles
    folder.
    Folders for each access profile display.
  34. Expand the folder for an access profile.
  35. Click the
    Advanced Customization Images
    setting.
    Image names and values display in the right pane.
  36. Click the value for one of the images.
    If not already updated for use in advanced customization, the value is
    /public/images/my/tr.gif
    .
    A pulldown menu icon displays.
  37. Click the pulldown menu icon and click
    Replace
    .
    A popup screen displays images.
  38. To choose an image, click it; then click
    Change
    .
    The popup screen closes. A new value displays for the image.
  39. Press Enter to finalize the change, and click
    Save
    .
  40. Click the
    Save
    icon.
  41. To supply text or to replace existing text for
    Caption
    :
    1. Click in the
      Value
      field.
      A pencil icon displays at the end of the field.
    2. Type your translated text and press Enter.
  42. To supply text or to replace existing text for
    Detailed Description
    :
    1. Click in the
      Value
      field.
      A pencil icon displays at the end of the field.
    2. Type your translated text and press Enter.
  43. To customize text for additional languages, select a language, make the changes that you require, and click
    Save
    before you select another language.