Navigating in IMS AAA Server Administrator
This section describes how to use the IMS AAA Server Administrator panels, menus, dialogs, and toolbar.
IMS AAA Server Administrator uses a series of framed windows (panels) to configure server settings and display statistics in the IMS AAA Server Administrator. Figure 30 illustrates the components of the IMS AAA Server Administrator panel. To display a panel, click an entry in the Navigation frame and IMS AAA Server Administrator displays the specified panel in the Content frame.
When you first log into the server, the side bar of the Administrator is collapsed. Clicking the expansion tool on each panel in the side bar expands the selection and displays the sub-panels. Figure 31 shows an expanded main Administrator panel.
The main IMS AAA Server Administrator dialog has two menus: File and Help.
Table 12 describes the functions of each entry in the File menu of the IMS AAA Server Administrator.
Opens the Add a License for Server dialog, which lets you add a license string for your IMS AAA Server software. For more information, see Administering License Keys70.
Opens the Login dialog. See Logging in to the IMS AAA Server.
Table 13 describes the functions of each entry in the Help menu of the IMS AAA Server Administrator.
After you log into IMS AAA Server, you can use the Toolbar to manipulate IMS AAA Server Administrator objects. The buttons on the IMS AAA Server Administrator toolbar change when you change panels to provide buttons appropriate for the current context.
This section summarizes how to use IMS AAA Server Administrator dialogs and controls.
Adding a new Entry
To add an entry to the IMS AAA Server database, open the appropriate panel and click Add on the Toolbar or in the Context frame. The IMS AAA Server Administrator displays the Add dialog. Figure 33 shows a sample Add dialog.
Enter your desired information and click OK to save the entry in the database.
NOTE: Every object of the same type must have a unique name. If the name you assign to an item is already being used by another item of the same type, the IMS AAA Server Administrator displays the following warning:
Editing an Entry
To edit an existing entry in the IMS AAA Server database, open the appropriate panel and double-click the item or select the item and click Edit. The IMS AAA Server Administrator displays the settings for the item you selected in an Edit dialog (Figure 34). The OK button remains disabled until the contents of a field in the Edit dialog changes.
You can resize columns in an Administrator table by dragging the column header boundary to the left or right.