The Deep Security Manager (DSM) Dashboard page is commonly used to check the security status of the machines within an enterprise. Majority of the clients display the Dashboard page in a giant screen to monitor it in real time. However, the said page has no feature to automatically refresh. The administrator needs to manually refresh the browser.
As a workaround, you can configure your web browser to auto-refresh the DSM Dashboard page. This procedure is useful when clients are monitoring the protection status of the machines in real time.
Mozilla Firefox (version 52.0, 64-bit)
- Open the Mozilla Firefox browser and make sure you can access the Deep Security Manager console.
- Open another tab and access the Tab Auto Reload Add-on.
- Click Add to Firefox and then click Install.
- Restart the Mozilla Firefox browser and access again the Deep Security Manager console.
- Right-click the tab that you want to refresh automatically and select Reload Tab.
- Set the interval you want for refreshing the page.
- Verify that the page refreshes automatically within the selected interval.
Google Chrome (version 57.0.2987.989, 64-bit)
- Open the Google Chrome browser and make sure you can access the Deep Security Manager console.
- Click the three vertical dots on the upper-right corner and select Settings.
- Select Extensions and click Get more extensions at the bottom of the page.
- Search for the Auto Reload Page Extension and click Add to Chrome.
- On the pop-up notification, click Add Extension. The Auto Reload Page Extension icon should now appear on the right side of the address bar.
- Click the Auto Reload Page Extension icon and enter the URL of the DSM Dashbaord page.
- Modify the value of Reload After field, if necessary. By default, it is set to 3 seconds.
Internet Explorer (version 11.0)
IE has a feature called Meta Refresh, which is enabled by default. To check its status: