Manual Chapter : Configuring Settings in Basic Customization View

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  • 15.0.0
Manual Chapter

Configuring Settings in Basic Customization View

About Basic Customization view

You can use the Basic Customization view to configure common settings for access profile web pages, and the webtop captions, descriptions, and images for any item that appears on a full webtop. In addition, you can customize webtop font size and link colors.
With this view, you can customize all of these items:
Common Page Styles
Specifies settings for the logon form display, header image, and alignment of items.
Webtop items
Specifies settings for the display of resources (app tunnels, remote desktops, network access tunnels, webtop links, and portal access resources) on the full webtop.
Common webtop settings
Specifies display settings that apply to all resources on the full webtop.
Webtop links
Specifies display settings that apply to all resources on the full webtop.

Customizing Basic settings

Start Basic customization to configure custom settings for access profiles and items that appear on the full webtop. Basic customization provides a starting point that you can later refine through the Advanced Customization view.
  1. On the Main tab, click
    Access
    Profiles / Policies
    Customization
    Quick Start/Basic
    .
    The Basic Customization view opens.
  2. In the left column of the page, select the category of items to customize.
    For example, select
    Network Access
    to customize the appearance of a network access resource item on the full webtop.
  3. On the right side of the page, from the list, select the specific item for which you want to customize settings.
    The customizable settings for the item are displayed.
  4. Configure settings for the resource item or access profile.
    When configuring Common Page Styles, click
    Preview
    at the bottom of the screen to display changes without first saving them.
After you customize settings, click
Save
to save the new customization settings. To return to the original settings and discard your changes, click
Revert
.

Common page style settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing an access profile.
Setting
Value
Description
Access Profile
An access profile already defined on the system.
The access profile for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified in the access profile on the system.
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Page Alignment
Left, center, or right.
Sets the alignment of the page within the web browser screen.
Page Width
Pixel or percentage value (for example
90%
).
The width of any access policy web pages inside the web browser frame.
Header Logo
An image.
The header logo appears, by default, at the upper-left corner of the defined HTML page. Typically this is a square, transparent image file. Acceptable formats for transparency are GIF and PNG. The page header area expands to the height of this image.
Page Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color behind pages.
Header Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color of the header on a page.
Table Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color behind a table on a page.
Form Left Margin
A numeric pixel value, or a percentage (for example,
10px
or 5%).
The margin between the left edge of the form and the left edge of the browser window, on form-based pages.
Form Top Margin
A numeric pixel value or a percentage, (for example,
10px
).
The margin between the top edge of the form and the bottom edge of the header image, on form-based pages.
Form Height
A numeric pixel value or a percentage, (for example,
500px
or 50%).
The height of the form, on form-based pages. Any value less than the full height of the browser increases the space at the bottom of the form, as the top margin is set by the
Form Top Margin
value.
Form Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color behind form-based pages.
Footer Text
A text string.
Specifies the footer message that appears at the bottom of access policy web pages.
Footer Font Size
Font size in pixels (for example
10px
).
Indicates the size for the footer message at the bottom of access policy web pages.

App tunnel basic settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing an app tunnel on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
App Tunnel
An app tunnel already defined on the system
The app tunnel for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified on the system
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Caption
A text string
The text under the icon for the app tunnel, on a full webtop.
Description
A text string
The description text for the app tunnel, on a full webtop.
Image
An image or icon
The image acts as an icon on the full webtop to represent the app tunnel. Select an image from the list, or click
Upload New Image
to add a new image.

Network access basic settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a network access resource on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Network Access
A network access resource already defined on the system
The network access resource for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified on the system
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Caption
A text string
The text under the icon for the network access resource, on a full webtop.
Description
A text string
The description text for the network access resource, on a full webtop.
Image
An image or icon
The image acts as an icon on the full webtop to represent the network access resource. Select an image from the list, or click
Upload New Image
to add a new image.

Remote desktop basic settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a remote desktop on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Remote desktop
A remote desktop already defined on the system
The remote desktop for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified on the system
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Caption
A text string
The text under the icon for the remote desktop, on a full webtop.
Description
A text string
The description text for the remote desktop, on a full webtop.
Image
An image or icon
The image acts as an icon on the full webtop to represent the remote desktop. Select an image from the list, or click
Upload New Image
to add a new image.

Common webtop settings

The Basic Customization view provides these shared settings for customizing full webtops.
Setting
Value
Description
Webtop
A webtop already defined on the system
The webtop for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified on the system
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Font size
A pixel value, (for example
14px
)
The font size used for text on the full webtop.
Link color
A color, selected from a color chooser
Indicates the color for links on the webtop.
Image
An image or icon
The image appears on the full webtop. Select an image from the list, or click
Upload New Image
to add a new image.
Show Statistics While Connected
on
or
off
Show or hide statistics in the remote connection popup screen for the application tunnel or the network access tunnel.

Webtop link basic settings

The Basic Customization viewprovides settings for customizing a webtop link on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Webtop link
A webtop link already defined on the system
The webtop link for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified on the system
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Caption
A text string
The text under the icon for the webtop link, on a full webtop.
Description
A text string
The description text for the webtop link, on a full webtop.
Image
An image or icon
The image acts as an icon on the full webtop to represent the webtop link. Select an image from the list, or click
Upload New Image
to add a new image.

Portal access resource basic settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a portal access resource on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Portal Access
A portal access resource already defined on the system
The portal access resource for which you want to change basic settings.
Language
A language already specified on the system
This specifies the language for which you are changing customization settings. Select
All languages
to apply the same customization changes to all languages in the access profile.
Caption
A text string
The text under the icon for the portal access resource, on a full webtop.
Description
A text string
The description text for the portal access resource, on a full webtop.
Image
An image or icon
The image acts as an icon on the full webtop to represent the portal access resource. Select an image from the list, or click
Upload New Image
to add a new image.