Technical Documentation

Configuring Secure Access Sign-In Pages (NSM Procedure)

A sign-in page defines the customized properties in the end-user’s welcome page such as the welcome text, help text, logo, header, and footer. It also allows you to create two types of sign-in pages to present to users and administrators such as standard and customized sign-in pages.

To configure sign-in policies, you must follow these procedures:

  1. Creating Users/Administrator Sign-in Pages
  2. Creating Meeting Sign-in Pages

Creating Users/Administrator Sign-in Pages

To configure a user or administrator sign-in page:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Secure Access device for which you want to configure a user/administrator sign-in page.
  2. Click the Configuration tab, and select Authentication > Signing In > Sign-in Pages > Users/Administrator Sign-in Pages. The corresponding workspace appears.
  3. Add or modify settings on the user/administrator sign-in page as specified in Table 1.
  4. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 1: Users/Administrator Sign-in Pages Configuration Details

Option FunctionYour Action
Settings tab

Name

Specifies the name of the user or administrator sign-in page.

Enter a name for the user or administrator sign-in page.

Sign-in Page Type

Specifies the type of sign-in page.

Select any sign-in page type such as Standard or Custom Sign-In Pages.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Standard > Custom Text tab

Welcome message

Specifies the welcome message for the sign-in page.

Enter or update the default welcome message for the sign-in page.

Portal Name

Specifies the portal name of the sign-in page.

Enter a portal name for the sign-in page.

Submit button

Specifies the name of the command button that you would like to show in the sign-in page.

Enter an appropriate name for the button. For example, enter Sign In.

Instructions

Specifies the instructions that you may want to know while signing in.

Enter an appropriate message for the user to perform while signing in. For example, enter Please sign in to begin your secure session.

Username

Specifies the username of the sign-in page.

Enter your username.

Password

Specifies the password of the respective username that you enter.

Enter a valid password for the username you have entered.

Realm

Specifies the realm of the sign-in page.

Enter the realm name.

Secondary username

Specifies the alternate or the secondary username.

Enter the alternate or the secondary username.

Secondary password

Specifies the password for the secondary username.

Enter the password for the secondary username.

Prompt the secondary credentials on the second page

Prompts the user that the secondary credentials are displayed in the second page.

Select Custom Text > Prompt the secondary credentials in the second page to enable this option.

Sign Out message

Specifies the sign-out message that the user needs to be informed of.

Enter an appropriate message for the user while performing a sign out. For example, enter Your session has ended.

Sign In link text

Specifies the link if the user must be prompted to sign in again.

Click the respective link to sign in again.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Standard > Header Appearance tab

Logo image

Specifies the custom logo image file for the header.

Select the image file using the browse button.

Background color

Specifies the background color for the header.

Select any background color using the color palette.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Standard > Custom Error Messages tab

Missing certificate

Prompts you that there is some missing certificate information.

Enter an appropriate error message for the missing certificate, For example, enter Missing certificate. Check that your certificate is valid and up-to-date, and try again.

Invalid certificate

Prompts you that the selected certificate is an invalid or expired certificate.

Enter an appropriate error message for the invalid certificate. For example, enter Invalid or expired certificate. Check that your certificate is valid and up-to-date, and try again.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Standard > Help tab

Show Help Button

Prompts the user that there is Help available in the sign-in page.

Select Help > Show Help Button to enable this option.

Help

Specifies the name of the Help button to be shown on the page.

Enter an appropriate name for the Help button. For example, enter Help.

HTML File

Allows the administrator to select the HTML file that needs to be displayed when the user clicks the Help button on the page.

Select the respective Help file from its location using the browse button.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Custom Sign-In Pages

Templates File

Specifies the template file.

Select a template file from the drop-down list or use the browse button.

Current Templates File

Specifies the current template file.

Automatically displays the current template file and it is not editable.

File Upload Time

Specifies the time taken to upload the template file.

Automatically displays the file upload time and it is not editable.

Creating Meeting Sign-in Pages

To configure a meeting sign-in page:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices. Click the Device Tree tab, and then double-click the Secure Access device for which you want to configure a meeting sign-in pages.
  2. Click the Configuration tab, select Authentication > Signing In > Sign-in Policies > Meeting Sign-in Pages. The corresponding workspace appears.
  3. Add or modify settings on the meeting sign-in page as specified in Table 2.
  4. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.

Table 2: Meeting Sign-in Page Configuration Details

Option FunctionYour Action
Settings tab

Name

Specifies the name of the secure meeting sign-in page.

Enter a name for the secure meeting sign-in page.

Sign-in Page Type

Specifies the type of the sign-in page.

Select any sign-in page type such as Standard or Custom Sign-In Page.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Standard > Custom Text tab

Welcome message

Specifies the welcome message for the secure meeting sign-in page.

Enter or update the default welcome message for the secure meeting sign-in page.

Portal Name

Specifies the portal name of the secure meeting sign-in page.

Enter a portal name for the secure meeting sign-in page.

Submit button

Specifies the name of the command button that you would like to show in the secure meeting sign-in page.

Enter an appropriate name for the button. For example, enter Sign In.

Instructions

Specifies the instructions that you may want the user to know while signing in.

Enter an appropriate message for the user to perform while signing in for the secure meeting. For example, enter Please sign in to begin your secure session.

Meeting ID

Specifies the meeting ID of the secure meeting.

Enter a meeting ID for the secure meeting.

Your Name

Specifies the name of the meeting organizer.

Enter your username.

Meeting Password

Specifies the password for the secure meeting.

Enter the password for the secure meeting.

Logo image

Specifies the custom logo image file for the header.

Select the image file using the browse button.

Background color

Specifies the background color for the header.

Select any background color using the color palette.

Settings > Sign-in Page Type > Custom Sign-In Page

Templates File

Specifies the template file.

Select a template file from the drop-down list or use the browse button.

Current Templates File

Specifies the current template file.

Automatically displays the current template file and it is not editable.

File Upload Time

Specifies the time taken to upload the template file.

Automatically displays the file upload time and it is not editable.