Manual Chapter : Quick Start/Basic Customization - Modern and Standard

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Manual Chapter

Quick Start/Basic Customization - Modern and Standard

About the Basic Customization view

You can use the Quick Start/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. For example, here is the Quick Start/Basic view in which you can easily modify common page styles.
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.
App Tunnel
Specifies settings for the display of app tunnels on the full webtop.
Network Access
Specifies settings for network access on the full webtop.
Remote Desktop
Specifies settings for remote desktops on the full webtop.
Common Webtops Settings
Specifies display settings that apply to all resources on the full webtop including font size, link color and window logo.
Webtop links
Specifies links to other sites available on the full webtop.
Portal Access
Specifies settings for the display of portal access resources on the full webtop.

Customizing settings from Quick Start/Basic

Use Quick Start/Basic customization to configure 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 Quick Start/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 - Modern

Common Page Styles in the Quick Start/Basic Customization view provides these settings for customizing an access profile if created with the
Customization Type
set to
Modern
.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Profiles
An access profile already defined on the system with
Customization Type
set to
Modern
.
The access profile for which you want to change page styles.
Select Language
A language already specified in the access profile on the system.
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.
Header Image for Desktop (Max height: 60px)
An image that you select.
The header image appears, by default, in the top-left corner of the defined HTML block. Acceptable formats are GIF, PNG, and JPG. Often, this is a square, transparent image file (GIF and PNG only). The page header area expands to the height of this image.
Header Image for Mobile (Max height: 30px)
An image that you select.
The header image appears, by default, in the top-left corner of the defined HTML block. Acceptable formats are GIF, PNG, and JPG. Often, this is a square, transparent image file (JIF and PNG only). The page header area expands to the height of this image.
Top Stripe Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color of the stripe at the top of a page.
Header Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color of the background for the header on a page.
Page Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color used as the background for pages.
Form Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color used as the background for form-based pages.
Footer Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color used as the background for footers.
Text Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color used for text on a page.
Active and Button Background Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color used as background for links, clickable elements, and buttons.
Solid Button Text Color
A color, selected from a color chooser.
Indicates the color used for text on buttons.

Common page style settings - Standard

Common Page Styles in the Quick Start/Basic Customization view provides these settings for customizing an access profile if created with the
Customization Type
set to
Standard
.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Profiles
An access profile already defined on the system with the
Customization Type
set to
Standard
.
The access profile for which you want to change common page styles.
Select 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/per-request policy web pages inside the web browser frame.
Header Logo
An image that you select.
The header logo appears, by default, at the upper-left corner of the defined HTML block. Acceptable formats are GIF, PNG, and JPG. Often, this is a square, transparent image file (GIF and PNG only). 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 settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing an app tunnel on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Available App Tunnels
An app tunnel already defined on the system
The app tunnel for which you want to change basic settings.
Select 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.
Select an 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 settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a network access resource on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Network Access
A network access resource already defined on the system
The network access resource for which you want to change basic settings.
Select 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.
Select an 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 settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a remote desktop on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Remote desktops
A remote desktop already defined on the system
The remote desktop for which you want to change basic settings.
Select 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.
Select an 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 webtops settings

The Basic Customization view provides these shared settings for customizing full webtops.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Webtops
A webtop already defined on the system
The webtop for which you want to change basic settings.
Select Languages
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.
Portal Access Webtop Font Size
A pixel value, (for example
14px
)
The font size used for text on the full webtop.
Portal Access Webtop Link Color
A color, selected from a color chooser
Indicates the color for links on the webtop.
Full Webtop Popup window logo
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 links basic settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a webtop link on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Webtop Links
A webtop link already defined on the system
Select the webtop link for which you want to change basic settings.
Select 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.
Select an 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 settings

The Basic Customization view provides settings for customizing a portal access resource on the full webtop.
Setting
Value
Description
Available Portal Access
A portal access resource already defined on the system
The portal access resource for which you want to change basic settings.
Select 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.
Select an 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.