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Navigating in IMS AAA Server Administrator

This section describes how to use the IMS AAA Server Administrator panels, menus, dialogs, and toolbar.

Administrator Panels

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.


Figure 30: IMS AAA Server Administrator Panel Layout

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.


Figure 31: IMS AAA Server Administrator Panel Layout-Expanded View

Administrator Menus

The main IMS AAA Server Administrator dialog has two menus: File and Help.

File Menu

Table 12 describes the functions of each entry in the File menu of the IMS AAA Server Administrator.

Table 12: File Menu Options  
Menu Entry
Function

License

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.

Login

Opens the Login dialog. See Logging in to the IMS AAA Server.

Logout

Logs you out of the server.

Exit

Exits the IMS AAA Server Administrator.


Help Menu

Table 13 describes the functions of each entry in the Help menu of the IMS AAA Server Administrator.

Table 13: Help Menu Options  
Menu Entry
Function

About

Displays the About IMS AAA Server dialog, which lists version information for the Administrator.


Administrator Toolbar

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.


Figure 32: IMS AAA Server Administrator Toolbar



Table 14: IMS AAA Server Administrator Toolbar  
Toolbar Button
Function

Refresh

Refreshes the displayed list of items in the IMS AAA Server Administrator dialog.

Apply

If available for the Content frame, this applies any changes you have made to the current settings.

Reset

If available for the Content frame, discards any changes you have made to the current settings.


Administrator Dialogs

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.


Figure 33: 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.


Figure 34: Sample Edit Dialog

Resizing Columns

You can resize columns in an Administrator table by dragging the column header boundary to the left or right.


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