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System

The System page provides information and graphs about the system on which the machine is running. Graphs provide information for the CPU usage, memory usage, disk I/O, and network traffic. In addition, information for hardware and operating system details are displayed.

Ustrers can view machine SSH fingerprints, view and change the machine host name, time and time zone, restart or shutdown the system, or change the performance profile.

View SSH Fingerprints

  1. Click on the link next to the Secure Shell Keys option in the information list that is left of the graph charts. A new window will appear displaying the Machine SSH Key Fingerprints.

  2. Click Close to exit.

Edit Machine Host Name

  1. Click the link next to the Host Name option in the information list that is left of the graph charts. A new window will appear with the options to enter/edit the Pretty Host Name and Real Host Name.  
  2. Enter the Pretty Host Name for the machine. The Real Host Name will update as the Pretty Host Name is entered.
  3. Click Change to update the name. The new name will be displayed next to the Hostname option.

Edit Time and Time Zone

  1. Click the link next to the System Time option in the information list that is left of the graph charts. A new window will appear.
  2. Select the correct time zone from the Time Zone drop down list.

    Tip: Type the first few letters of the desired time zone to filter the list.

  3. Next, select the Set Time option for Automatic or Manual updates.
  4. Click Change to confirm the updated time settings. The updated time information will be displayed next to the System Time option.

Restart or Shutdown System

Restart

  1. Click the Restart button or select it from the drop down menu. A new window will appear.
  2. Enter a message for the users in the text box.
  3. Select the delay time from the drop down menu. This is the time that the restart will start. Choose from one of the minute increments or enter a specific time. There is also an option to restart immediately with no delay.
  4. Click the Restart button to initiate and save the updated information.

Shut Down

  1. Click the arrow to display the drop down menu. Select Shut Down. A new window will appear.
  2. Enter a message for the users in the text box.
  3. Select the delay time from the drop down menu. This is the time that the shut down will start.  Choose from one of the minute increments or enter a specific time.  There is also an option to Shut Down immediately with no delay.
  4. Click Shut Down to initiate and save the updated information.

Change Performance Profile

  1. Click on the link next to the Performance Profile option in the information list that is left of the graph charts. A new window will appear displaying Performance Profile options.
  2. Select the desired Performance Profile.  The recommended profile is labeled in the list.
  3. Click Change Profile to confirm the new selection.

 

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