User Preferences

Use this dialog box to set user preferences. This dialog box includes the following tabs:

General

Use this tab to specify a default browser for viewing HTML files, as well as viewing options for the CommCell Browser.

Use this Browser to Open HTML Files

Select this option to choose the web browser the software will use to open HTML files, if it is different from the default browser configured on the computer.

Display Floating Restore Progress Bar on Submission of Restore Job

Select to display the floating Restore Progress bar during a restore operation.

Do not show GUI updates on startup

Select to prevent update reminders to appear every time the CommCell is started.

CommCell Browser should update only summary feature on workspace

Select this option to reflect any change or selection on the CommCell Browser components in the summary window only. The summary window will open if closed. If this option is not selected, then any other feature opened in the workspace, such as Schedules, and including the summary window, will update based on the navigation selection in the CommCell Browser.

Save Table Preferences

Select this option to save the table preferences set for the Job Controller and Event Viewer windows. Any modification made to these windows, such as adding or removing columns (column positions and widths), will remain visible every time you log on to the CommCell Console.

Save Ribbon State

Select this option to keep the last tab opened in the tool bar menu. When this option is not selected, the Home tab is opened every time you log on to the CommCell Console.

Jobs

Use this tab to edit job retention options.

Job Retention Options

  • Retention Time (Secs)

    The amount of time (in seconds) allotted for job retention.

Show confirmation while suspending jobs

Displays confirmation dialog box when suspending a job.

Client Computer Filter

Use this tab to filter Client Computers.

Show Unlicensed with software (Restore only Clients)

Select this option to display clients with software agents which doesn't consume any license.

Show Unlicensed without software

Select this option to display clients that have been deconfigured or that have no agent software installed. Clients with no agent software installed can be added to the list of client computers. This is helpful if installation must occur across a one way firewall. Once agent installation and registration is complete for these "pending" clients, they are no longer affected by this setting.

Show Virtual Machines

Select this option to display virtual machines in the CommCell.

Show EDC Discovered Clients

Select this option to display EDC Discovered clients in the CommCell.

Show Outlook/Lotus Notes Add-in Clients

Select this option to display the Outlook/Lotus Notes Add-in Clients in the CommCell.

Client Computer Group Filter

Use this tab to filter Client Computer Groups.

Show Unlicensed with software (Restore only Clients)

Select this option to display client groups with software agents which do not consume a license.

Show Unlicensed without software

Select this option to display clients in a client computer group that have been deconfigured or that have no agent software installed. Clients with no agent software installed can be added to client computer groups. This is helpful if installation must occur across a one way firewall. Once agent installation and registration is complete for these "pending" clients, they are no longer affected by this setting.

Show Virtual Machines

Select this option to display virtual machines in the CommCell.

Show EDC Discovered Clients

Select this option to display EDC Discovered client groups in the CommCell.

Show Outlook/Lotus Notes Add-in Clients

Select this option to display the Outlook/Lotus Notes Add-in client group in the CommCell.

Date and Time Formats

Use this tab to set the time zone and the date and time formats.

CommServe time zone

Click to use the time zone used by the CommServe.

Current system time zone

Click to use the time zone used by the current system.

User defined time zone

Click to select a time zone from the Time Zone list.

  • Time Zone

Lists time zones. To change the time zone, select one from the list.

Current system locale default formats

Click to use the date and time formats used by the current system.

User defined date and time formats

Click to select date and time formats from predefined lists.

  • Short date

Lists date formats. To change the date format, select one from the list.

  • Long date

Lists date formats. To change the date format, select one from the list.

  • Short Time

Lists time formats. To change the time format, select one from the list.

  • Long Time

Lists time formats. To change the time format, select one from the list.

Examples

Displays examples of the dates and times selected from the User defined date and time formats lists.