Preferences Panel General Tab

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Users can set several preferences that are applied on top of system preferences set by the System Administrator. These include:

  • General preferences for Security Analytics and settings for the Security Analytics application as a whole (described below).
  • Preferences that apply to Investigation and can affect initial views and load time.
  • Preferences that apply to Reporter.

To access this panel:

  1. In the Security Analytics menu, select Profile.
  2. In the options panel of the Profile view, select Preferences.
    The panel is displayed with the General tab selected.

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Features

The Preferences panel > General tab has two sections: Authentication and Application Settings

Authentication

The following table describes options in the Authentication section.

             
FeatureDescription
Password and
Confirm Password
The password must be at least 8 characters in length, and can include uppercase and lowercase letters, numbers, special characters, and spaces.
ApplyUpdates your user profile with the new password. The new password becomes effective immediately and is required the next time you log on to Security Analytics. The password change is applied to your system log on and to all Security Analytics services on which your account has been added.

Application Settings

The following table describes options in the Application Settings section.

                                  
FeatureDescription
LanguageDisplays a drop-down list of languages available to use in Security Analytics.
Browser Time ZoneUpdates your user profile with the new password. The new password is required at the next log on.
Default ComponentThis field has a drop-down list for selecting the component that serves as the opening view when you log on to Security Analytics.
Enable NotificationsThis checkbox enables and disables notifications for your user account. By default, Security Analytics system notifications are enabled when a new user account is created.
Show Context MenusThis checkbox enables and disables context menus for your user account. By default, Security Analytics context menus are enabled when a new user account is created. Context menus provide additional functions for specific views when you right-click in a view.
Show Appliance Pre-Upgrade BannerThis checkbox enables and disables the display of a confirmation banner before an appliance upgrade begins.
Show Appliance Pre-Reboot Upgrade BannerThis checkbox enables and disables the display of a confirmation banner before an appliance reboots during the upgrade process.
Show Appliance Pre-Enable Upgrade BannerThis checkbox enables and disables the display of a confirmation banner before an appliance is enabled during the upgrade process.
ApplyUpdates the application settings and the changes are applied immediately.
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