General settings (DSmanager)

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The General settings module can be used to customize DSmanager interface: you can change a username, select a language and style, restrict access to the control panel from specified IP-addresses, etc. To do that, either click the "General settings" icon Image:sb-set.gif on the control panel or go to the General settings module and fill out the following form:

Module «Control panel settinngs»


  • Username - provide a user name to log in the system.
  • Theme - select a suitable interface skin for icons, images and color of the control panel.
  • Language - as the control panel can be localized into different languages, you may choose the default interface language.
  • Password - enter a password to log in to the system. The password can be randomly generated by the system. To get one, click a special button next to the field.
  • Re-enter password - retype the password to ensure it has been entered correctly. If it was generated by the system, confirmation is set automatically.
  • Access to control panel - you can select who will be able to access your account:
    • Allow for any IP-address - access to to the control panel is allowed for all IP-addresses.
    • Allow for listed IP-addresses - you can allow access to the control panel to the certain IP-addresses.
      • Allowed IP-addresses - provide IP-addresses that are allowed to access the panel. You can enter a single IP-address, (123.45.67.89), a mask (123.45.67.89/24) or a range (123.45.67.89-123.45.67.90).
  • Start page - select a page which you move to once logged in.
  • Rows per page - provide the default number of rows that will be displayed on pages.
  • Toolbar view - select the desired way of displaying the icons:
    • icons with captions - icons and captions will be displayed on the toolbar by default (setup parameter DefaultButtonView button|buttontext). This will help new customers to easily navigate through the control panel.
    • icons only - only icons will be displayed.

Pay special attention to the information you enter. In case of incorrect data You won't be able to access the control panel.

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