System settings

System settings enable you to set values and preferences that work best for your implementation of Deployment Automation.

To update system settings:

  1. Navigate to Administration > System.

  2. Select System Settings.

    The system settings are displayed in view-only mode.

  3. To specify the system settings, click Edit.

  4. In the System Settings dialog box, update the following settings:

    Setting Description
    External Agent URL URL for agents to access the Deployment Automation user interface.
    External User URL URL for users to access the Deployment Automation user interface.
    Only Groups in Security Roles When this setting is enabled, individual users cannot be granted any permissions. All permissions must be granted to groups.
    Default security group The security group that external users will be associated with when users are auto-registered.
    Automatic Version Import Check Period (seconds) The time (in seconds) between polls for new versions for all components that have this option turned on. You must restart the server to enable the setting. It is not recommend to set the time period to fewer than 15 seconds.
    Mail Server Host Hostname of the mail server for notifications. To disable notifications, leave it empty.
    Mail Server Port SMTP port for email notifications.
    Secure Mail Server Connection Select this option if the SMTP connection should be secured.
    Mail Server Sender Address The "from" email address for email notifications.
    Mail Server Username The username for sending email notifications.
    Mail Server Password The password for sending email notifications.
    Days to Keep Versions The number of days to keep component versions. Enter -1 to keep versions indefinitely.
    Number of Versions to Keep The number of versions to keep for each component. Enter -1 to keep all versions.
    Archive Path The path to write a zip file containing the artifacts of each version cleaned up. If this is blank, archives will not be written.
    Minimum Password Length The minimum length of passwords allowed to be created.
    Require Complex Passwords Validates new passwords created through the user interface or from a command prompt to ensure the password is complex. To pass validation, each password must include 2 of the 4 character classes: upper case, lower case,digits, and special characters. It must be as long as, or longer than, the password minimum length.
    Automation License Management If this option is selected, the server will automatically assign new agents to open license slots.
    Allow conflicting name for agents The server automatically add suffixes to conflicting agent names to allow an agent to connect to the server.
    Enable Property Picker Enables property indexing and property picker suggestions.
    Allow Repeat Request Enables the repeat request button.
  5. Click Save.

To preview the component versions that will be archived the next time an archive file is created, click Preview Version Cleanup.

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