Logging in through Java Webstart
You can start the console and log in to IBM® Sterling Control Center Monitor from any computer by using the IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor Launch Page. Starting the Console through Java Web Start from the IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor Page gives you full Console functionality.
- In the Web address field of your Web browser, enter the host and port number for the IBM Control Center Launch Page. Contact your system administrator for these values.
- From the Launch Page, click IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor Console (Small, Medium, Large, or Very Large configuration).
In the Login screen that displays, enter the following information:
Note: If you experience access-time problems by using Java WebStart in Microsoft Windows, perform the following steps:
- Host name of the computer where the IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor engine is installed. This entry can be either a DNS host name or an IP address.
- Port number that the IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor engine is configured to listen on. The default non-secure port is 58080.
- Select HTTPS if you are signing onto the engine with a secure connection. If IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor has not been configured for an HTTPS console-engine connection, this field cannot be selected. (The default port for the HTTPS connection is 58081.)
- Your IBM Sterling Control Center
Monitor user name and
password. The password is case-sensitive. The default user ID and password are admin.Note: After you log in using the default user ID and password, change the password.
Note: Whenever you upgrade IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor or install a patch, it is recommended that you empty your Webstart and browser cache.The IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor console is displayed. The next time you log in, you only have to enter your password. The rest of the information on the Login screen is populated from the information that you previously entered.
- Click .
- Type javaws -viewer in the Open field and click OK.
- Select the Direct Connection option from the Java Control Panel Network Settings.
Setting TLS protocols for Webstart in Java Console settings
When you restrict the CC Liberty Web Server security protocol (TLSv1.0, TLSv1.1 or TLSv1.2) ensure that you also enable the corresponding protocols in Java Console on the client machines that will be downloading and running the console using Webstart.
If you fail to enable the corresponding protocols in Java Console you will still be able to access the launch page and Web Console but will get an error when you try to download the Console.To secure Web server and restrict security protocols:
- Click the Start button and in search box enter
Configure Javato launch the program or go to <Java home>/bin and execute
- Go to Advanced tab and scroll down to Advanced Security Settings.
- Enable security protocols to match Control Center's restrictions that is, TLSv1.0, TLSv1.1 or TLSv1.2.
- Click OK.