Manage external components

The External Components list is the first panel displayed when you select the External Components tab. This panel displays the list of external components that can be configured, for example, Sentinel.

You can:

Display external component information

  1. In the External component list, click the corresponding name cell.
    The external component data information is displayed in a form according to the component type.
    • For Sentinel as external component the properties are:
    • PropertyDescription
      NameThe external component name
      TypeThe type of external component. The possible value is: Sentinel
      Server HostThe server host where the component is running and reachable
      Server PortThe server port
      Secure ConnectionSpecify if the connection is secured using SSL.
  2. You can now:
    • Edit this external component.
    • Remove this external component
    • Return to the list of external components by clicking External components

Register a new external component

To register a new external component:

  1. Go to the External Components list page and click Add.
  2. Complete the component fields.
  3. For Sentinel as external component the properties are:
    • Name - The external component name
    • Type - The type of external component. The possible value is: Sentinel.
    • Server Host - The server host where the component is running and reachable
    • Server Port -The server port: FrontEndAutoPort for Sentinel (1305 by default)
    • Secure Connection - Specify if the connection is secured using SSL
  4. Modify the external component parameters as needed.
  5. Name and type parameters cannot be modified once they have been defined.
  6. Save your changes.
  7. The External Components list page is displayed .

Edit external component information

  1. Select an external component from the list and click on the corresponding name cell.
    The external component data information is displayed in a form according to the component type.
    • PropertyDescription
      NameThe external component name
      TypeThe type of external component. The possible value is: Sentinel
      Server HostThe server host where the component is running and reachable
      Server PortThe server port
      Secure ConnectionSpecify if the connection is secured using SSL.
  2. Modify the external component parameters as needed.
  3. Name and type parameters cannot be modified once they have been defined.
  4. Save your changes .
  5. The External Components details page is displayed .

Remove an external component

To remove an external component:

  1. Select one or more external components in the list and click Remove.
  2. Confirm your action.
  3. If an external component is referenced by any component in the Components page, the external component is not removed. To remove it, you must remove the link first.
  4. The External Components list page is displayed .

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