4.2. The structure of the web interface


The minimum recommended screen resolution for viewing PSM's web interface is 1366 x 768 pixels on a 14-inch widescreen (standard 16:9 ratio) laptop screen. Screen sizes and screen resolutions that are equal to or are above these values will guarantee an optimal display of the web interface.

The web interface consists of the following main sections:

Main menu: Each menu item displays its options in the main workspace on one or more tabs. Click a main menu item to display the list of tabs available under that particular menu item.

Figure 4.1. Structure of the web interface

Structure of the web interface

User menu: Provides possibilities to upload your security passphrase and permanent or temporary keys, to change your PSM password, to log out, and disable confirmation dialogs and tooltips using the Preferences option. For details, see Section 4.2.4, Preferences

User Info: Provides information about the user currently logged in:

  • User: username

  • Host: IP address of the user's computer

  • Last login: date and IP address of the user's last login

Figure 4.2. User menu and User Info

User menu and User Info

System Monitor: Displays accessibility and system health information about PSM, including the following:

Figure 4.3. System Monitor

System Monitor
  • Time: System date and time.

  • Remaining time: The time remaining before the session to the web interface times out.


    To change timeout settings, navigate to Basic Settings > Management > Web interface timeout and enter the timeout value in minutes.

  • Locked: Indicates that the interface is locked by another administrator (for details, see Section 4.2.2, Multiple users and locking).

  • Indicators if HTTP, ICA, RDP, SSH, Telnet, and VNC traffic is permitted to the protected servers.

  • Connections: The number of active ICA, RDP, SSH, Telnet, and VNC connections. For HTTP, the number of active HTTP sessions is displayed.

  • License: License information if the license is not valid, or an evaluation version license has expired.

  • The status of the RAID devices, if synchronization between the disks is in progress.

  • HA: The HA status and the ID of the active node if two PSM units are running in a High Availability cluster. If there are redundant Heartbeat interfaces configured, their status is displayed as well. If the nodes of the cluster are synchronizing data between each other, the progress and the time remaining from the synchronization process is also displayed.

  • Protected hosts or Concurrent sessions: Displays license usage, that is, the number of hosts that have been accessed through PSM in case of host-based licensing, or the number of active sessions in case of session-based licensing.

  • Average system load during the

    • Load 1: last minute

    • Load 15: last fifteen minutes

  • CPU, memory, hard disk, and swap use. Hover the mouse above the graphical bars to receive a more details in a tooltip, or navigate to Basic Settings > Dashboard for detailed reports.

The System monitor displays current information about the state of PSM. To display a history of these parameters, go to Basic Settings > Dashboard. For details, see Section 23.6, Status history and statistics.