The config settings located in the Admin area of GreenOrbit.  This is where the administrator of your site has the ability to modify the configuration and behavior of certain elements of your intranet.  


Below we have collated some of the most commonly used settings, that can be used to personalize and configure the way elements are displayed within GreenOrbit.


Accessing Config Settings


  1. To make changes to the Config Settings, first location the "Config Settings" option, under 'Utilities' in the GreenOrbit Admin area, under the left hand "Application Explorer" menuThe Config Settings screen will be displayed:

     
  2. Then, to locate a specific Config Setting, use the "Filter" box to start typing the name of the setting. For example to find "System Name" you can start typing this into the Filter box until the "System Name" setting is displayed:


  3. Click "Edit" next to the Config Setting that you wish to change. Enter the new value and then click "Update". 

Config Settings


The list below outlines available Config Settings that can be changed to alter the behavior of elements with the GreenOrbit software. Any Config Settings other than those listed below should not be changed without first confirming with the GreenOrbit Support Team by emailing support@greenorbit.com 



Admin User Accounts


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Strong Passwords Enable
To increase the security protection of Admin user accounts, you can set this to "True" in order to force all Admin User Accounts to require a strong password.
"True" or "False"



Company Details


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
System Name
The name given to your Intranet that is displayed in the browser tab as well as some internal messaging. At the time of installation the System Name is taken from the Installation form you completed.
Free text entry

Admin System Name 
This is the name given to the Admin area of your Intranet. By default this is the System Name, see above, with "Administration" appended.
Free text entry
Webmaster Email
This the email address that is used as the Sender for all internally generated notification emails sent by GreenOrbit.
Valid email address


 

Data Grid


Setting Name

Description

Possible Values
Data Grid Items 
Shown Per Page
The default number of items shown in a data grid before it's separated into pages that a user can navigate through. Users will also be able to change the number of items shown on a page each time they view a data grid.
Minimum of 10
Maximum of 100
Data Grid Filtering
"True" or "False"


 

Email (On premise only)


Setting Name

Description

Possible Values
Mail Server
The fully qualified name of the mail server for the GreenOrbit software to send mail through.
Free text entry
Mail Server port 
Port used to connect to the mail server. Default will be "25".

25, 465, 587
Mail Server TypeMail Server type. Default will be "SMTP"
SMTP or TLS (SSL)
SMTP Password
Password for the account that is used to send mail
Free text entry
SMTP Username
Username for the account that is used to send mail
Free text entry



 

Front End Customization


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Display Footer
By default the GreenOrbit footer will be shown at the bottom of every page in the intranet. If set to "False", this footer will be hidden.
"True" or "False"
Display User 
Summary Popup
When a website user's name is shown within the front end interface, clicking on the name will display a popup with a summary of their details. The summary will include a link to the user’s profile, their key contact details and the ability to follow or unfollow. Setting this to "False" will disable this setting meaning that no summary popup is shown and clicking on the name will initiate an email to that user.
"True" or "False"
Link security Login 
Required
Setting this to "True" will enable this setting, resulting in hyperlinks to content that the current user does not have access to will be hidden from them. 

Note: this setting only affects the Navigation and Quicklinks applications and only hyperliks to content that is internal to GreenOrbit.
 "True" or "False"
Max width and height 
of thumbnail

Free text entry



Front End Security


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Content Security Policy
Content Security Policy (CSP) allows you to reduce the risk of XSS attacks by allowing you here to define where resources can be loaded from, preventing browsers from loading data from any other locations. This makes it harder for an attacker to inject malicious code to your site. 
Free text entry

Display Frontend 
Forgot Password Link
If set to "True" the "Forgot Your Password" link is shown to frontend users on the Login page.
"True" or "False"

Forms Login Default 
Domain
This domain is used if the user login initially fails on the forms based security.

Note: This setting requires the "Front End security type" to be "Active Directory".
Free text entry

Frontend Security 
Single Sign-in
If set to "True" a user account can only be logged in once at any given time. If set to "False" users will be allowed to login using the same account multiple times simultaneously.
"True" or "False"

Front End security 
Type
Determines the type of authentication being used. 

The "Login" option is the default option which will use the built in authentication of GreenOrbit. At the time of installation the correct method would have been set based on your authentication requirements at the time.

Note: "Active Directory" is only available to installation that are on-premise.
"Login", "Active Directory", 
"Login Using SAML".
 iFrame Sandbox Value Sets value for iFrame sandbox parameter in html and webpage frame component to set which type of script is allowed to execute
Free text entry

Multiple values can be separated with a space




Front End User Accounts


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Enable FE TCWhen set to "True" users will be presented with an option to accept Terms and Conditions prior to gaining access to the Intranet.
"True" or False""
FE Strong Password 
Enable
If set to "True" it forces the Frontend User password to be a complex password.  
"True" or "False"
FE Strong Password 
PW Never Expires
When set to "True" the Frontend password for website user accounts will not expire.
"True" or "False"
FE Strong Password 
Expiry Days
Number of days after which the Frontend Password expires, as long as the above setting is "False".
Free text entry

FE Strong Password 
Expiry Prompt Days
Number of days after which the user will be promoted to change their password prior to it expiring.
Free text entry

Username Generation 
Method
Determines how a username for a new website user account will be auto-generated. Using the name or email address of the user.
"Name" or "Email Address"



Generic Components


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Notification Email
(Include My Hub Section)
Setting this to "True" will include a section at the top of any notification emails sent, that highlights new activity within My Hub (i.e unread posts from Channels, Private Groups and Activity Feed). Setting this to "False", will hide this section in notification emails.
"True" or "False"
Notification Email 
Format 
Type of email notification format.
"HTML" or "Plain"
Notification Email 
Summary History
The number of minutes the RSS feed will reference any notifications. 
Free text entry

 



 Licensing


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
License User Limit 
Warning Threshold
Determines at what fill capacity will a session pool warning be triggered. 
Numerical percentage between 0 and 100

License User Limit 
Warning Email Enabled
If Enabled it determines if an email warning will be sent is the License User limit warning threshold is reached. 
"True" or "False"




Location


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Default Country Code
Free text entry
Default Language Code
Free text entry
Time Zone Default 
The value selected is the default time zone for the intranet. Any subsites set to use the 'Time Zone Default' option will inherit this default. 
Select from the 
dropdown "Time 
Zones".


 


Owners


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Maximum Owner Limit Maximum number of owners that can be set on content. If this value is not specified, or less than 1, then no limit is applied. 
Numerical value




Subsite


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Default Theme Path The default theme for all subsites. If no theme is selected, sites will default to this theme. The Theme name must match exactly.
Free text entry
Logo Links HomeIf set to "True" then clicking on the logo within the "Site Header" component will link back to the homepage of the Home subsite (/home). If set to "False" then clicking on the logo will take the user to the homepage of the subsite they are current within (ie. /subsitename).
"True" or "False"
Use Different Style 
for Each Site
If this is set to "False", same style is used across all the subsites. 
"True" or "False"




Version Control


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Enable Versions of 
Files to be Deleted
If set to "True" this enables versions of files to be deleted based on the additional parameters below.
"True" or "False"
Age of a Version 
Before it is Deleted
The age of a version in days before it is deleted.
Numerical value
Days Deleted Before 
Permanent Delete 
Occurs
The number of days that a deleted file remains in the system before permanent delete occurs. 
Numerical value
Minimum Number of 
Version to Keep
The minimum number of versions of a file that are to be kept in the system.
Numerical value
Number of Original 
Versions to be Kept 
in the System
Number of original versions to be kept in the system.
Free text entry


 


Workflow


Setting Name
Description
Possible Values
Approvers Includes 
Website User group Members
When set to "True", the {Approvers} option in Workflow emails includes users that belong to user groups that have been given "Editor" or "Full Control" security. If "False", only individual users that have been granted one of these security groups will be included as {Approvers} for the purposes of Workflow.
"True" or "False"
Auto Save Time Seconds
Number of seconds between autosaves of Workflows
Numerical value
Autosave Max Days
Number of days autosaved workflows are stored for. 
Numerical value