Configuring user interface settings

Article:HOWTO81224  |  Created: 2012-10-24  |  Updated: 2013-10-07  |  Article URL http://www.symantec.com/docs/HOWTO81224
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Configuring user interface settings

You can configure user interface settings on the client if you do either of the following tasks:

  • Set the client's user control level to server control.

  • Set the client's user control level to mixed control and set the parent feature on the Client/Server Control Settings tab to Server.

    For example, you can set the Show/Hide notification area icon option to Client. The notification area icon appears on the client and the user can choose to show or hide the icon. If you set the Show/Hide notification area icon option to Server, you can choose whether to display the notification area icon on the client.

To configure user interface settings in mixed control

  1. Change the user control level to mixed control.

    See Changing the user control level.

  2. In the Client User Interface Control Settings for location name dialog box, next to Mixed control, click Customize.

  3. In the Client User Interface Mixed Control Settings dialog box, on the Client/Server Control Settings tab, do one of the following actions:

    • Lock an option so that you can configure it only from the server. For the option you want to lock, click Server.

      Any Virus and Spyware Protection settings that you set to Server here override the settings on the client.

    • Unlock an option so that the user can configure it on the client. For the option you want, click Client. Client is selected by default for all settings except the virus and spyware settings.

  4. For the following options that you set to Server, click the Client User Interface Settings tab to configure them:

    Show/Hide notification area icon

    Display the notification area icon

    Enable/Disable Network Threat Protection

    Allow users to enable and disable Network Threat Protection

    Test Network Security menu command

    Allow users to perform a security test

    Configure unmatched IP traffic settings

    Allow IP traffic or only application traffic, and prompt the user before allowing application traffic

    Show/Hide Intrusion Prevention Notifications

    Display Intrusion Prevention notifications

    For information on where in the console you configure the remaining options that you set to Server, click Help. To enable firewall settings and intrusion prevention settings, configure them in the Firewall policy and Intrusion Prevention policy.

    See Automatically allowing communications for essential network services.

    See Detecting potential attacks and spoofing attempts.

    See Enabling or disabling network intrusion prevention or browser intrusion prevention.

  5. On the Client User Interface Settings tab, check the option's check box so that the option is available on the client.

  6. Click OK.

  7. Click OK.

To configure user interface settings in server control

  1. Change the user control level to mixed control.

    See Changing the user control level.

  2. In the Client User Interface Control Settings for location name dialog box, next to Server control, click Customize.

  3. In the Client User Interface Settings dialog box, check an option's check box so that the option appears on the client for the user to use.

  4. Click OK.

  5. Click OK.


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