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Practical VoIP Using VOCAL by Luan Dang, Cullen Jennings, David Kelly

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User Configuration Screen

This section describes the buttons, option boxes, and data fields found on the User Configuration screen, as shown in Figure 4-2.

Figures 4-2 and 4-3 show the User Configuration screen, as it appears when you log in. Figure 4-2 shows what the screen looks like when you log in for the first time. Users 1000 and 1001 were provisioned by the make allinone script.

User Configuration screen before data entry

Figure 4-2. User Configuration screen before data entry

Tip

Ignore the message, “Warning: Applet Window,” that appears at the bottom of the GUI screen. It is a default Java message that was not removed by the developers.

Figure 4-3 shows what the screen looks like after some users have been added. For more information about adding users, see "Adding New Users,” later.

Buttons

Table 4-2 describes the buttons used on the User Configuration screen.

User Configuration screen after data entry

Figure 4-3. User Configuration screen after data entry

Table 4-2. User Configuration screen: buttons

Button

Description

Back

Lets you return to the login screen.

Load all users

Lets you load information for all users. Clicking this button fills the user record fields with data.

This function restricts user input until it has completed running, rendering your screen inaccessible for several minutes or hours, depending on the number of subscribers.

Find

Lets you find users.

Option Boxes

The option boxes filter the fields displayed on the User Configuration screen. If none of the boxes is selected, only the Name, User Group, IP, and Marshal fields appear. If all of the boxes are selected, all of the fields appear on the User Configuration screen.

Table 4-3 describes the option boxes.

Table 4-3. User Configuration screen: option boxes

Option

Description

Show aliases

Displays the users that have aliases. Aliases are displayed in italics. For more information, see "Editing Users: Show Aliases,” later. This must be selected in conjunction with one or both of the other option boxes.

Show admin data

Displays information and fields configured by the administrator.

Show user data

Lets you find users. For more information, see "Editing user feature: Edit User screen,” later.

Right-Click Menu

The User Configuration screen has a hidden menu that you can bring up by right-clicking the screen over the space reserved for the user records. Figure 4-4 shows you this menu.

User Configuration screen right-click menu

Figure 4-4. User Configuration screen right-click menu

Table 4-4 shows the options available from the right-click menu.

Table 4-4. User Configuration screen: right-click menu options

Option

Description

View

Lets you view data field information in tabular format for one or more users.

Edit

Lets you edit information for the user. Selecting Edit opens the Edit User screen.

Delete

Lets you delete the user.

New

Lets you add a new user. Selecting New opens a blank Edit User screen.

If you select either Edit or New, you must select at least one option box as well. The right-click menu is dependent upon these options.

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