Customize the Privilege Management for Unix and Linux User Interface

On the GUI Configuration page, you can customize the GUI. Click GUI Configuration on the left navigation menu to access this page.

GUI Configuration Page

An image of the GUI Configuration page which displays configuration categories.

The GUI Configuration page consists of several sections. Each section represents a configuration category.

All settings are described in this section. This page has the following buttons, links, fields, check boxes, and dropdowns:

 

 

Setting Description
Save to path button Saves the GUI configuration to the .pbguidrc file in the user’s home directory.
Background Color field Specifies the default background color for all pages. Valid values are a color name or RGB value entered in the format #RRGGBB.
Text Color field Specifies the default text color for all pages. Valid values are a color name or a RGB value entered in the format #RRGGBB.
Links Color field Specifies the color of links (typically for online help) for all pages. Valid values are a color name or a RGB value entered in the format #RRGGBB.
View Event Log Specifies the name of the event log file to view by default. Specifies the default starting date of a date range for the records to view.
File field Click Browse to select the file with the file browser.
Start Date field Leave this field blank if you do not want a default start date.
End Date field Specifies the default end date of the date range for the records to view. Leave this field blank if you do not want a default end date. Specifies the default view:
View options

Short displays an abbreviated form of the record in the Event Log page.

Detailed displays all of the record fields in the Event Log Detail page.

Events to View options Specifies the type of log records (accept, reject, or forbidden keystroke) to display in the Event Log page. Select those that you want to enable by default.
Records Per Page dropdown Specifies the number of log records to display by default on a page
View I/O Log Specifies the name of the I/O log file to view by default.
File field Click Browse to select this file with the file browser.
Terminal Foreground dropdown Specifies the default terminal foreground color
Terminal Background dropdown Specifies the default terminal background color
Pause for Play Mode field Specifies the default time, in milliseconds, that the screen pauses before going to the next line during playback
Input History field Specifies how many lines of the input to display by default
Policy File Selection Specifies the name of the policy file to open by default.
Policy File field Click Browse to select this file with the file browser.
Policy Editor

In version 3.5 and before, the field is not available.

In version 4.0+, the field is available.

Color for selected items field

Specifies the default color of highlighted text in the Policy Editor. Valid color values are color names or an RGB value (the format is #RRGGBB).

In version 3.5 and before, the field is not available.

Netgroup Lookup options Specifies sources for netgroup names .
Select List Limit field Specifies the maximum number of items to display in the user and group selection lists of the Policy W5 Editor. Set to 0 for no limit.
Inactivity Timeout field Specifies the number of minutes of inactivity before the Policy Editor times out.
Policy Editor TCP Port field

Specifies a user-defined port number. For enhanced security, this value should be left at 0 (default), which randomly picks a valid TCP port number for the Policy Editor. It should be changed only when firewall settings prevent the editor from working. Specify a valid and unused TCP port number.

Task Manager In versions 6.0.1+, this section is not available.
Inactivity Timeout (min) field Specifies the number of minutes of inactivity before the Task Manager Console times out.
Console TCP Port field Specifies a user-defined port number. For enhanced security, this value should be left at 0 (default), which randomly picks a valid TCP port number for the Task Manager Console. It should be changed only when firewall settings prevent the editor from working. Specify a valid and unused TCP port number.
Prompt color: User fields Specifies the text color for the user portion of the command line prompt in the response area of the Task Manager Console. Valid color values are color names or an RGB value (the format is #RRGGBB).
Prompt color: Host fields Specifies the text color for the host portion of the command line prompt in the response area of the Task Manager Console. Valid color values are color names or an RGB value (the format is #RRGGBB).
Text color fields Specifies the text color for the commands and responses in the response area of the Task Manager Console. Valid color values are color names or an RGB value (the format is #RRGGBB).
Response Timeout (sec) field Specifies the number of seconds the Task Manager Console waits for a response from the run host before returning control to the user.
User defined HTML Request Menu field Specifies the path and file name of the HTML snippet that defines the top, or command, area of the Task Manager Console. Click Browse to select this file with the file browser.