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Quickly Navigate the GUI with Shortcuts¶
Many areas of the GUI have shortcut icons present in the area known as the “Breadcrumb Bar”, as seen in Figure Shortcuts Example. These shortcut icons reduce the amount of hunting required to locate related pages, allowing a firewall administrator to navigate quickly between a service’s status page, logs, and configuration. The shortcuts for a given topic are present on every page related to that topic.
For example, in Figure Shortcuts Example, the shortcuts have the following effects:
- Start Service
If the service is stopped, this icon starts the service.
- Restart Service
If the service is running, this icon restarts the service.
- Stop Service
If the service is running, this icon stops the service.
- Related Settings
When this icon appears, it navigates to the settings page for this section.
- Status Page Link
A link to the status page for this section, if one exists.
- Log Page Link
If this section has a related log page, this icon links there.
- Help Link
Loads a related help topic for this page.
The Service Status page (Status > Services) also has shortcut controls for pages related to each service, as shown in Figure Shortcuts on Service Status. The icons have the same meaning as in the above section.