i4connected Knowledgebase 5.6

Global System Settings

Abstract

Check out this article and learn more details about the Global system settings, available under the Edit settings panel, and how to manage them for your i4connected environment.

The Global System Settings panel provides the i4connected system administrator users, having the Manage configurations permission enabled, with the possibility to manage a set of global settings, in the Edit settings panel.

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The Edit settings panel

Split up into multiple sections, the system administrator can process the following settings:

The toolbar of the Edit settings panel features the Recalculate permissions button, allowing a system administrator to recalculate permissions for all the system users.

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The Recalculate permissions button

Warning

The visibility of the Recalculate permissions button is guarded by the View users / View all users AND Users permissions, assigned on global level.

Drill down images

The drill-down images are pictures shown by the drill-down panels of hierarchical entities, such as Organizational Units and Sites.

System administrators having the Manage configuration permission enabled, can set drill-down images, for Organizational Units and/or Sites, using the Edit settings panel.

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The Edit settings panel

In this view, the user can select images to be applied to the Organizational Units Overview and Sites Overview drill-down panels. By clicking the Browse button, the user can select an image, available on their local machine, and apply it in the Edit settings panel.

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The Open dialog

As soon as the Open button is clicked, the image is added to the Organizational Unit / Site drill-down photo field.

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Drilldown photo

Images uploaded in the Edit settings panel can be removed by clicking the Clear button.

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The Clear button

To preserve the changes does in the Edit settings panel, the user can click the Save button. To leave the panel without preserving the changes, the user can click the Close button.

Tip

The images selected in this view are visible in the Organizational Units Overview and Sites Overview drill-down panels.

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Example of a consumption overview panel

For more details about these panels, please also visit the dedicated article here.

Email settings

The Email settings area allows the system administrator user, to configure the email settings, used by the i4messenger AddOn.

In this view, the following settings can be processed:

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The Email settings section

  • Email Sender Address - the address of the sender, that will be featured in the email notification as "From".

  • Provider - the user can select either the SMTP provider or the SendGrid provider.

    • SMTP - if SMTP provider is enabled, the Edit event notification settings panel is updated to display the SMTP specific settings;

      • SMTP Server - the machine responsible of the email delivery process.

      • SMTP Port - the communication endpoint of a computer connected to a network. Can be set to port 587 (unencrypted SMTP) or 465 (for SMTP with SSL enabled).

      • Enable SSL - enables the connection method SMTP over SSL, using port 465, and applies a transport security layer to the communication.

      • SMTP User Name - The SMTP username

      • SMTP Password - The SMTP password

    • Sendgrid - if SendGrid provider is enabled, the Edit event notification settings panel is updated to display the SendGrid specific settings;

      • SendGrid Api Key - The API Key used by the application to access the SendGrid services.

SMS settings

The SMS settings area allows the system administrator user, to configure the sms settings, used by the i4messenger AddOn.

In this view, the following settings can be processed:

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The SMS settings area

  • Twilio Account SID - the security identifier of the Twilio account.

  • Twilio Auth Token - the Auth Token of the Twilio account. If there are multiple tokens, the primaty token should be applied.

  • SMS Sender Phone Number - the phone number of the sender, that will be featured in the sms notification as "From".

Notification Server settings

The Notification Server settings area allows the system administrator user, to configure the server root, used by the i4messenger AddOn.

In this view, the following setting can be processed:

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The Notification Server settings area

  • Server Root - the URL pointing to the current i4connected Server.