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About the Dashboard

Note: This topic applies to the Edinburgh Release.

The Dashboard is the default home page of your Smoothwall System system, providing a summary of the current state of the Smoothwall System.

To access the dashboard, do the following:

Go to Dashboard.

The following information is available to you:

System
External connection — Displays the status of any external interfaces configured on the Smoothwall System
System services — Displays the status of Core and Optional services. If available, you can click on the service name to jump to the relevant configuration page.
Resource usage — Displays status of various aspects of your hardware appliance.
Monitor
Recent alerts — Displays important alerts from the Smoothwall System, such as, memory usage, and system reboots.
Tunnel — Displays the status of any VPNs configured on the system.

Note: You may not see this option if you are not licensed for Unified Threat Management. For more information, contact your Smoothwall representative.

Web filter
Recent blocks — Lists recently blocked web requests.
Top domains (hits, 24 hours) — Lists the most frequently visited domains in the last 24 hours.
Top domains (24 hours) — Lists the most frequently requested domains in the last 24 hours.
Top viruses — Lists the most frequently detected viruses on the system.
Proxy statistics — Provides a statistical summary for the web proxy.
Quick policy tester — Provides quick access to using the basic functions of the policy tester. For a detailed description of how to use the policy tester, see Using the Policy Tester

Note: You may not see this option if you are not licensed for Guardian. For more information, contact your Smoothwall representative.

You can choose to hide any of the above sections from your Dashboard. For a detailed description of how to do this, see Customizing the Administration User Interface.

The rest of the Dashboard displays various Control reports including, but limited to:

System updates
Tip of the day
Support information

To customize the controls displayed in the Dashboard, see Control page template.