Define how the server will use an Internet browser to communicate with the device or devices selected by Device Launch Settings, a right-click option in the Device and Map Views.
The Data Center Expert server uses these settings to connect to the web interface at any monitored device (Launch to Device, a right-click option in the Device View and Map view), and to connect to the Advanced View interface at any monitored NetBotz Appliance (Launch Advanced View, a right-click option in the Device View and Map view).
You specify the username and password used to automatically log in to the web interfaces of APC SNMP devices with the following Network Management Card and firmware revisions:
- rPDU with Network Management Card firmware revision 3.7.1 and higher.
- APC SNMP devices with a Network Management Card (AP9617, AP9618, or AP9619) with firmware revision 3.7.0 and higher.
- APC SNMP devices with a Network Management Card (AP9630, AP9631, AP9635) with firmware revision 5.1.0 and higher.
Note: You cannot automatically login to the web interfaces of APC SNMP devices monitored by NetBotz Appliance versions 320, 420, and 500.
When Use the Internal Web Browser when Launching to Devices is selected in the Client Preferences option of the File menu, you can double-click the device, or select the right-click option Launch to Device, to automatically login to the web interface of devices that use basic authentication without being prompted for credentials.
|HTTP||Select the HTTP protocol for browser communication.|
|HTTPS||Select the security-enhanced HTTPS protocol for browser communication.|
|Port||Identify the number of the port used for browser communication at a selected device: 80 is the default for HTTP; 443 is the default for HTTPS.|
|Username||Identify the username used to login to the device.|
|Password||Identify the password used to login to the device.|