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Preferences of my SW Panel

You can define the SW Panel preferences by clicking on the name of your customer account and in the pop-up menu, choose the option My SW Panel preferences.

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1. SW Panel Language

In the language configuration section, you can define the display language of your SW Panel.

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2. Change the logo of your SW Panel

You can change the logo displayed in the side menu of your SW Panel by dragging an image over the area enclosed by the dotted line.

The maximum size of the logo must be 310x60px for the displayed side menu or 40x60px for the logo when the side menu is compacted.

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3. Security Management on SW Panel

Defining passwords Setting passwords.

SW Panel allows you to define several options for passwords, including:

  • Allow "copy and paste" in password fields - For security, we recommend´ NOT ´enabling this option.
  • Allow passwords used in other accounts* - If, for example, you have several email accounts with the same password, SW Panel will not let you set them for security.
  • Require minimum character length for passwords* - You can set passwords to have a minimum character length.
  • Mandate minimum password strength* - You can set passwords to contain special characters, such as ".", ",", "{", and so on.

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Definition of password typing block.

In this section, you can define whether you want SW Panel to generate passwords automatically or to ask you to repeat it when typing it.

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SW Panel access control

You can define the security at the moment of logging in to your SW Panel. The options to choose from are:

  • Enable two-factor authentication for SW Panel - If you enable two-factor authentication to access SW Panel, once you log in, the system will ask you for a code to validate your identity.

  • Send validation code by email - Each time you log in, you must specify the code that will be sent to the email address you have defined.

  • Select position of a coordinate card - You will be asked for a code that you will find in the coordinates of the customer card that you will have to print from the corresponding section.

  • Google Authenticator - Install the Google Authenticator application on your mobile device. Once installed, open the app and scan the QR Code to activate Authenticator for SW Panel.

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  • Disable mandatory SW Panel access password change* - By default, SW Panel requires you to change your password every 90 days. By checking this option, you will not be prompted every 90 days to change your SW Panel access password.

  • Do not send a SW Panel login notification e-mail* - Every time we detect an invalid login to your account, a notification e-mail will be sent to you, unless you check this option.

Access blocking

To make your SW Panel as secure as possible, if you have fixed IPs, you can block it so that it is only accessible through your IPs.

Use the box below to type the IPs, separated by "," commas. You can enter as many IPs as you want. If you do not enter any IPs, the IP access blocking to your SW panel is not activated.

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Device or browser validation

This security option allows you to generate a controlled access list of authorized devices or browsers for your SW Panel account. All those that are not authorized or validated will not be able to access SW Panel, even if they know the access credentials.

The validation process is very simple, as soon as a new device is used to access your SW Panel account, you will receive an email to the account you have configured, with a 6-digit code that you will have to enter only the first time on that new device or browser. You can also select the maximum number of devices that can be validated, through the following box:

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Analysis of unusual accesses to SW Panel.

The unusual access control to SW Panel allows you to generate a history of all the accesses to your SW Panel and to manage, automatically, notifications or blocking of those accesses to SW Panel, which are not considered to be usual accesses.

4. Management of Service Registration

SW Panel allows you to define the actions that it must perform during the process of creation / registration of a service.

  • Enable automatic login creation by service* - By checking this box, SW Panel will automatically create a login account with the name of the created service.

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5. Actions on domain registration

You can choose several configuration options in relation to the purchase, renewal or search of domains:

  • Show domain finder in the top bar - Check this option if you want SW Panel to show you, in the upper bar of the menus, a search engine to perform domain registration/transfer actions. This option will not be available if you hide the top menu bar.

  • Show domain notification icon in renewal period - Check if you want an icon showing at the top of the SW Panel indicating the number of domains that are within the renewal period. This icon will allow you to open a list of these domains and renew them instantly.

  • Show notification icon of domains that are about to enter autorenewal - Check if you want an icon showing at the top of the SW Panel indicating the number of domains that are about to enter the autorenewal period. This icon will allow you to open a list of these domains and you can cancel the autorenewal before it is activated.

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6. SSL Certificate Management

You can choose different options regarding the management of SSL certificates:

  • Show notification icon for SSL Certificates in renewal period - Check if you want to display an icon at the top of the SW Panel indicating the number of SSL Certificates that are in the renewal period. This icon will allow you to open a list of these Certificates and renew them on the fly.

  • Show notification icon for SSL Certificates in the Autorenewal period* - Check if you want an icon to be displayed at the top of the SW Panel indicating the number of SSL Certificates that are within the Autorenewal period.

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7. SW Panel logout control

You can choose how SW Panel will behave when you logout.

These are the options available to you:

  • Notify logouts/logouts from your SW Panel - As a security measure for your data and services, SW Panel can notify you of all logouts/logouts being performed in your Panel, by e-mail.

  • Logout destination URL* - You can choose a URL to which you will be redirected when logging out of SW Panel.

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8. SW Panel color management

From this tab you can customize different aspects of your SW Panel display. You can choose between 6 color profiles and a completely dark mode, which will reduce your visual fatigue.

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If dark mode is enabled, the SW Panel will look like the following:

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9. Dashboard display options

From this tab, you can choose different aspects related to the SW Panel display:

  • Listings display. SW Panel allows you to define the number of lines per page that the listings will have. You can raise or lower this number, so that in the sections where there is a listing, less or more elements will be displayed, depending on the number you have chosen.

  • Action queue window The Action Queue window, will show you in the bottom right part of the Dashboards, all the operations that SW Panel is performing in the background. You can choose to show or not, this queue of actions:

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  • Command and Control access bar for the services**.

    • By default, SWPanel displays the Command and Control Bar in the Dashboard of each service. You can disable the display of this access bar by checking the checkbox to that effect.

    • Smart Block Bar* - In the Command and Control access bar you can enable or disable the display of the Smart Block Bar, as well as choose whether you prefer to display the last actions performed or the most common actions you perform on the service.

  • SW Panel Dashboard

    From this section you can configure the options and appearance related to your SW Panel Dashboard, among them:

    • Show SW Panel Dashboard Quick Guides bar - When you enter the SW Panel or when you are in the Dashboard of some service, the guides corresponding to the use of SW Panel will be shown:

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    • Include domain search in the domain portfolio block of your SW Panel Dashboard - You can select to have the top search bar search your domains as well or not.

  • SW Panel Quick Guides bar** - You can enable or disable the guides per domain.

    You can enable or disable guides for each of the following options:

    • Quick Guides in the Service Dashboard.
    • Quick Guides in the Mail Dashboard
    • Quick Guides in the FTP Dashboard
    • Quick Guides in the Databases Dashboard
    • Quick Guides in the DNS Databases Dashboard
    • Quick Guides in the Permissions section
    • Quick Guides in the Domains and SSL Dashboard
    • Quick Guides on SW Panel Users Dashboard

10. Customizing the Side Menu

You can modify different customization options of the left side menu, among which:

  • Adjusting the size of the side menu.

    Here you can define and adjust the size you want the side menu to be. You can adjust the overall size, the size of the icons and the font size.

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  • Appearance and display

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