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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.


Shortcuts Example

For example, in Figure Shortcuts Example, the shortcuts have the following effects:

fa-play-circle Start Service

If the service is stopped, this icon starts the service.

fa-repeat Restart Service

If the service is running, this icon restarts the service.

fa-stop-circle Stop Service

If the service is running, this icon stops the service.

fa-sliders Related Settings

When this icon appears, it navigates to the settings page for this section.

fa-bar-chart Status Page Link

A link to the status page for this section, if one exists.

fa-list-alt Log Page Link

If this section has a related log page, this icon links there.

fa-question-circle 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.


Shortcuts on Service Status