This module is accessible via the button in the top row of the interface.

It will allow you to manage the parameters of your web interface.

Depending on your selection of options, you will be able to save time and browse more easily.

Logon settings

Connect automatically with an SSL certificate

If this option is selected, you will no longer need to identify yourself, as you will be recognized directly thanks to your SSL certificate.

Log out when idle

A duration can be set for the disconnection from your web interface:

  • 5 minutes
  • 15 minutes
  • 30 minutes
  • 1 hour


You can also choose to “Always remain connected”.

Systematically display the last active module at startup

If this option is selected, every time you log on, you will be redirected to the last module displayed before you were disconnected.

Application settings

Always display advanced properties

The elements of advanced properties can be expanded in every module that has them, but are collapsed by default.


By selecting this option, you will make them visible on the screen without having to expand them.

Display button to save commands By selecting this option, the command recording button will appear in the upper banner of the web administration interface. It will therefore be available regardless of the configuration module selected.
Display users at startup of module

If this option is selected, all users will be displayed in the directory on the left.

Display network objects at startup of module

If this option is selected, all network objects will be displayed in the directory on the left.

Display global policies (Filter, NAT and IPsec VPN)

If this option is selected, during connections to the Filter and NAT (Security policy) and IPsec VPN (VPN) modules, the screen will display a drop-down menu offering choices between the local and global policies. The current local security policy is displayed by default.

Comments about rules with creation date (Filtering and NAT) If this option is selected, comments created for filter and NAT rules will automatically include the date and time of creation.
Display the security policy

Depending on the number of existing rules, you can choose to display:

  • 100 rules per page
  • 200 rules per page
  • 500 rules per page
  • 1000 rules per page


By selecting “Automatic”, the Stormshield Network engine will try to deduce the number of rules per page, according to your configuration.

Management interface behavior

Search every field of an object

When you perform a search by letter or by word in the dedicated fields, the engine will check both the names and the comments, to find anything that matches the object of the search.

Disable real-time diagnoses of the security policy

When you create a rule in the security policy, the diagnosis engine will automatically check if rules overlap and if errors have been detected. If this option is selected, a manual search for these possible errors will be implied.

Week starts on Sunday

If this option is selected, Time objects that appear in the menu Objects will begin their weeks on Sunday.

Confirm before applying changes

This option allows cancelling your actions if you have made a wrong move or if you decide not to continue with your configuration.


A confirmation window will appear, allowing you to confirm or cancel your action.

External links

Online help URL

This URL indicates the address to access Stormshield Network’s online help: you will find the directory of the modules in alphabetical order. Click on the module of your choice in order to view the corresponding page.

Alarm online description URL

This address allows you to access a help document that will help you to understand the Alarms module, which appears in the Stormshield Network knowledge base.

Administration suite URL

This URL allows you to download the Stormshield Network administration suite: Monitor, Reporter, and GlobalAdmin.

Log settings

Show the "Logs" menu

This checkbox allows the Logs menu to be displayed in the Logs - Audit logs module. This menu is hidden by default.

Number of lines displayed per page

Depending on the number of rows found in the log files, you can choose to display:

  • 200 rows per page
  • 400 rows per page
  • 600 rows per page
  • 800 rows per page
  • 1000 rows per page
Minimum number of characters to start searching (0 to disable)

Indicate the number of characters that need to be entered in the search field in order to automatically filter data based on this value.