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    Understanding the J-Web Interface Layout

    Each page of the J-Web interface is divided into the following panes, as shown in Figure 1.

    Figure 1: J-Web Layout

    J-Web Layout
    • Top pane—Displays identifying information and links.
    • Main pane—Location where you monitor, configure, troubleshoot, and manage the Juniper Networks device by entering information in text boxes, making selections, and clicking buttons.
    • Side pane—Displays subtasks of the Configure, Monitor, Maintain, or Troubleshoot task currently displayed in the main pane. For the configuration editor, this pane displays the hierarchy of configuration statements committed on the router. Click an item to access it in the main pane.

    Top Pane

    The top pane comprises the elements shown in Figure 2.

    Figure 2: Top Pane Elements

    Top Pane Elements
    • hostnamemodel—Hostname and model of the Juniper Networks device.
    • Logged in as: username—Username you used to log in to the device.
    • Chassis—The chassis view of the device.
    • Commit Options
      • Commit—Commits the candidate configuration. Changes made by other users as well as changes made in other J-Web sessions will be committed.
      • Compare—Displays the differences between the committed and uncommitted configuration on the device.
      • Discard—Discards the candidate configuration. Changes made by other users as well as changes made in other J-Web sessions will be discarded.
      • Preference—Enables you to select preferences for committing configuration. Commit Check only validates the configuration and reports errors. Commit validates and commits the configuration specified on every J-Web page.
    • Help
      • Help Contents—Link to context-sensitive help information.
      • About—Link to information about the J-Web interface, such as the version number.
    • Logout—Ends your current login session with the Juniper Networks device and returns you to the login page.
    • Taskbar—Menu of J-Web tasks. Click a J-Web task to access it.
      • Configure—Configure the device by using Configuration pages or the configuration editor, and view configuration history.
      • Monitor—View information about configuration and hardware on the device.
      • Maintain—Manage files and licenses, upgrade software, and reboot the device.
      • Troubleshoot—Troubleshoot network connectivity problems.

    Main Pane

    The main pane comprises the elements shown in Figure 3.

    Figure 3: Main Pane Elements

    Main Pane Elements
    • Help (?) icon—Displays useful information when you move the cursor over the question mark. This help displays field-specific information, such as the definition, format, and valid range of the field.
    • Red asterisk (*)—Indicates a required field.

    Side Pane

    The side pane comprises the elements shown in Figure 4.

    Figure 4: Side Pane Elements

    Side Pane Elements
    • Subtask—Displays options related to the selected task in the J-Web taskbar.
    • Configuration hierarchy—For the J-Web configuration editor, displays the hierarchy of committed statements in the device configuration.
      • Click Expand all to display the entire hierarchy.
      • Click Hide all to display only the statements at the top level.
      • Click plus signs (+) to expand individual items.
      • Click minus signs (–) to hide individual items.

    Modified: 2017-08-31