System Manager Workspace

System Manager is a web-based portal where you can perform most configuration tasks. When you log into System Manager, you are presented with the System Manager workspace, which has the following components (the number listed below correspond to the numbers in System Manager workspace):

  1. Admin Portal link: opens the Admin Portal.
  2. Sign Out button: exits System Manager and automatically retain (but does not save) current settings, however, rebooting Ivanti EPMM without saving settings returns Ivanti EPMM to its previously-saved configuration.
  3. Save button: saves current settings.
  4. Menu tabs: lists the top-level System Manager functionality.
  5. Menu items pane: lists each item associated with the selected menu.
  6. Menu item details pane: lists the detailed functionality and options for the selected menu item.
  7. Menu item(s) breadcrumbs: provides a menu > menu item path.

Figure 1. System Manager workspace

System Manager menus

The following table describes the top-level menus, menu items associated with each menu, and the tasks of each menu item.

Table 2.   System Manager Menus

Menu Item


Settings Menu

Network > Interfaces

  • Change physical interface settings
  • Add VLAN interfaces
  • Change VLAN interfaces

Network > Routes

  • Change the default gateway
  • Route through different gateways

DNS and Hostname

Change DNS servers

Static Hosts

Edit the host list for Ivanti EPMM

Date and Time (NTP)

Change the time source used by Ivanti EPMM


  • Change the Enable Secret set during installation
  • Enable/Disable ssh access
  • Change ssh settings

Data Export > Splunk Indexer

Configure a Splunk indexer

Data Export > Splunk Data

Configure the data to export to Splunk

Data Export > Syslog Servers

Configure syslog servers.

Data Export > SysLog Data

Configure the data to export to Syslog servers.

Data Export > Reporting Database

Configure the authentication token for the Reporting Database and the data to export

Log Upload

Upload log files to an external server.


Configure SNMP servers

Email Settings

Configure SMTP settings for communication between Ivanti EPMM and devices

Port Settings

Change default port configuration for Ivanti EPMM

Data Purge

Configure automated data purging


Enable/Disable Ivanti EPMM services

Security Menu

Identity Source > Local Users

Create, delete, and manage local users for System Manager.

Identity Source > Password Policy

Create, edit, and restore default values for password in the System Manager.

Certificate Mgmt

View and manage certificates for:

  • Portal HTTPS
  • Client TLS
  • iOS Enrollment
  • Certificate pinning requests

Access Control Lists > Networks & Hosts

Create and manage entries for networks and hosts

Access Control Lists > Network Services

Create and manage entries for network services

Access Control Lists > ACLs

Compile access control lists

Access Control Lists > Portal ACLs

Compile access control lists for specific Ivanti EPMM components

Advanced > Host Header Validation

Enhance security of incoming HTTP traffic in Ivanti EPMM, by validating HTTP host headers

Advanced > HSTS

HSTS provides an additional layer of security for HTTPS, reducing the ability to intercept requests and responses between a user and a web application server.

Advanced > Incoming SSL Configuration

Select protocols and cipher suites other than the defaults for incoming SSL/TLS connections

Advanced > ModSecurity

Configure protection against certain types of future public security vulnerabilities

Advanced > Outgoing SSL Configuration

Select protocols and cipher suites other than the defaults for outgoing SSL/TLS connections.

Advanced > SAML

Allows local administrator users to use single-sign on for the Admin Portal and Self-Service User Portal.

Advanced > Trusted Front End

Set up a Trusted Front End for communication from devices to Ivanti EPMM.

Advanced > Portal Authentication

Select whether device users authenticate to the self-service user portal, Admin Portal, and System Manager with a password, certificate, or both.

Advanced > SSH Configuration

Configures ciphers, key exchange algorithms and hmacs.

Maintenance Menu

Software Updates

Update the following information with Ivanti EPMM upgrade: device operating system, version information, platform type

Self Diagnosis

Automates maintenance by providing rapid responses to fixing important issues and reducing the need for patch releases.

Export Configuration

Export Ivanti Server configuration settings to XML format.

Import Configuration

Import an Ivanti Server configuration from a local XML file or FTP site.

Clear Configuration

Clear unsaved configuration settings and return to the default configuration.

System Storage

Monitor disk storage availability.


Clear current configuration settings and restart all server modules.

System Backup

Back up system configurations.

Optimize Database

Optimize Ivanti EPMM database performance by cleaning up fragmentation in the database

Troubleshooting Menu


Use logs to debug the system.

Network Monitor

Produces a TCP dump for one of the Ivanti Server physical interfaces.

Service Diagnosis

Check the health of multiple services, such as MapQuest, DNS, NTP, and Email.

System Monitor

Monitor Ivanti EPMM performance in log files that contain performance information about CPU usage, memory usage, threads, tomcat performance, database performance, and muscle logs.

Queue Activation

Provides data about Queue Activation that is useful to Ivanti Technical Support.

In-Memory Queue Monitor

Provides Ivanti Technical Support with information about tasks in the queue in your Ivanti EPMM memory.