Changing Default Options

You can modify the default options settings to govern the interactions between the Application Server, database, and clients.

You can modify the option values shown in the Computer tab to change or reset options for computers and computer groups for Device Control, and you can modify the option values shown in the Computer and User/Group tabs to change or reset options for users, computers, user groups, and computer groups in Application Control.

  1. In the Management Console, select Tools > Default Options.
    The Default Options dialog opens.
  2. Select the Computer or User/Group tab.
  3. In the Option column select the value to change.
  4. In the Option Value panel, clear the Default setting check box.
  5. Select a value from the drop-down list.
  6. In the Option Value panel, enter a message to be displayed to the user. This field is only available for some options, as indicated in the panel description.
  7. Save the value as the default one by clicking:
  8. Command



    Saves the setting and close the Default Options dialog.


    Saves the setting without closing the dialog. You can then repeat the process to change other default option settings.


    Closes the dialog without saving your changes.


    Shows the online help dialog.

After Completing This Task

If you change a default option, send updates to all client computers for the option changes to take effect.

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