Settings App

Version 8.7

The Settings App is an administrative application that enables you to various administrative such as configuring business logic, creating and maintaining user accounts, configuring the e-mail and Active Directory integration, accessing logs, etc.

Accessing the Settings App

There are many ways to access the Settings App:

  • From the Alloy Navigator Express Desktop App, choose Tools > Settings on the main menu or go to Settings in the sidebar.

  • From the Network Inventory application, select Tools > Settings from the main menu.

  • From the Alloy Control Panel. For details, see Installation Guide: Using the Alloy Control Panel.

  • From the Network Inventory, select Tools > Settings from the main menu.

  • From the Windows Start menu, select Start > Programs > Alloy Software > Settings.

  • From the command line. For details, see Command-line options for Settings App.

Settings Help System

This Help System is organized in the following chapters:

  • Settings - The current chapter describes custom keyboard shortcuts specific to the Settings App.

  • Customization - This chapter refers to the Customization section of the Settings' side navigation bar and explains the tasks you can perform using within this section.

  • Accounts and Roles - This chapter explains how to set up and maintain Alloy Navigator Express accounts and security roles using the Accounts and Roles section of the sidebar.

  • Outgoing Notifications - This chapter tells you how to configure sending outgoing notifications in Alloy Navigator Express under the Notifications section of the sidebar.

  • E-mail Processing - This chapter tells you how to configure processing incoming e-mail in Alloy Navigator Express under the E-mail Processing section of the sidebar.

  • Services - This chapter explains how to configure internal Alloy Navigator Express services using the Services section of the sidebar.

  • Network Inventory - This section refers to settings available in the Network Inventory section of the sidebar. It explains how to set up Network Inventory which serves as a source of Network Inventory data.

  • Logs - This chapter explains how to view and manage logs and configure sending administrative alerts when failure or an event requiring the administrator's attention occurs. You can manage logs and alerts in the Logs section of the sidebar.

  • Export and Import - This chapter explains how to export and import Alloy Navigator Express configuration settings in XML format.

  • Use Cases - This chapter explains how to accomplish particular goals using Alloy Navigator Express' tools and features.