Support Email Address
Define the email address to receive support issue emails.
Enable email notifications for various user events in the system.
Email Notification Display Name
Define the sender display name for Email Notifications.
Email Notification Address
Define the sender email address for Email Notifications.
Enable the events to send users email notifications for:
Broadcast Display Name
Define the sender display name for Broadcast emails.
Broadcast Email Address
Define the sender email address for Broadcast emails.
Allow users to search for recipients in the user list when sending an email.
Email Failure Notice Admin Recipient
Notify an Administrator of an email failure.
Failure Notice Recipient
Define the email address of an Administrator to receive email failure notifications.
Send email in Background
Allow users to continue working in the system while an email is sent.
Define the hostname or IP address of the outgoing mail server to be used to send emails.
Define the port to connect to the outgoing mail server on. Leave this blank to use the default SMTP port.
Enable this option if your SMTP server requires authentication. You will then need to complete the following:
Enable this option to use SSL when connecting to the outgoing mail server. The server must support SSL connections on the port specified above.
Enable this option to use the STARTTLS command when connecting to the outgoing mail server. The server must support this command.
Test Email Address
Define an email address to send a test email to.
Colour Picker Standard Colours
Define the default colours to display in the colour picker, along with the chart colour defaults. There is room for six colours to be defined.
External Instance Base URL
Define the external URL used to access this instance. This should be a link all users can access. It’s used for embed script links, direct links, and links sent via email.
External API cookie timeout
Outgoing Proxy Server
Define this if the Yellowfin server should connect to the internet via a proxy server. For example, when connecting to WMS servers.
Enable extended logs - when an event is logged to the Event table additional information such as names and descriptions of users, data sources, views, reports, or dashboards will be included. This can have an impact on performance.
Specify which roles can be hidden from specified Administrator roles.
Terms & Conditions
Provide business Terms & Conditions that a user must agree to before logging in to the system for the first time. (Optional)
Select the storyboard to be used for guiding users through the Administration area. (Optional)
Company Logo Image
Upload an image file to be used as the Company Logo in Reports.
Client Organisation Logo Image
Enter an absolute URL used to retrieve the client logo. ## will be replaced by the relevant Client Reference Id. eg:http://localhost/myimage?ref=##
Logo Image Scale Factor
Define the percentage the Logo Image will be scaled to.
Filter Views by Category
Display the View list in Administration grouped by Source and View Category.
Table List Length
Define the number of tables displayed at once in the Database Tables list on Step 1 of the Drag & Drop View Builder.
Database Column Order
Display the columns within a database table in alphabetical or native order when viewed in the View Builder.
Report View List Sort
Define the sort order the list of available views on the Report Initialisation page.
Select the default paper size to be used for PDF exports.
Select the default paper orientation to be used for PDF exports.
Shrink to fit page width
Define if content should be shrunk to fit on a page, or displayed as is - possibly cutting content if too large.
Define the default height (pixels) of page headers in PDF exports.
Define the default height (pixels) of page footers in PDF exports.
Display images at their full resolution or scale them down to avoid them being cut off if too large.
Maximum Image Width
Define the maximum image width (pixels) for use in PDF exports.
Maximum Image Height
Define the maximum image height (pixels) for use in PDF exports.
Report Section Page Break
Define whether each Report Section will start directly below the end of the previous section in a PDF export or on the next page.
Co-Display Report Page Break
Define whether each Co-Display Report will start directly below the end of the previous section in a PDF export or on the next page.
Define a password to be used to secure PDF exports. (Optional)
These are used as part of the Link to URL function, allowing you to use a variable as part of a link in a field.
Default User Time Zone
Specify the default Time Zone to be initially assigned to users until they customise the setting.
Specify the default date format to be used throughout the system.
Week Start Day
Specify the first day of the week, to be used for predefined date filters.
Financial Year Start Date
Specify the first day of the financial year for use in predefined date filters
Specify the default format to be used when displaying a user’s full name in the system.
Specify the default decimal separator character to be used in the system.
Specify the default thousand separator character to be used in the system.
Default CJK Font
Specify the default CJK font to be used in the system if Chinese, Japanese, Korean, or Vietnamese characters are required.
Allow Users to set CJK Font
Allow users to specify their preferred CJK font, rather than using the system defined font.
Enable Content Translation so advanced users to provide alternate text to be displayed for additional languages.
Specify the languages users may translate content to.
Specify whether users log in to the system with an email address or username.
Allow External Access
Direct links to unsecured content can be shared with anyone.
Multiple Login Logic
Define what happens when a user tries to log in at one location, when they're already logged in somewhere else.
Define whether system or LDAP authentication will be used during the login process.
See LDAP Authentication for more information.
The Hostname or IP address of the LDAP server.
The TCP port that the LDAP service is listening on.
The encryption method implemented by the LDAP server.
LDAP Base DN
The LDAP node that all users and groups are contained within.
Only members of this group will be able to login to Yellowfin.
LDAP Bind User
An LDAP user with rights to search the LDAP directory.
LDAP Bind Password
The password for the LDAP Bind User defined above.
LDAP Search Attribute
The LDAP attribute that contains a user’s Yellowfin username, entered by LDAP users at login.
LDAP First Name Attribute
The LDAP attribute that contains a user’s first name.
LDAP Surname Attribute
The LDAP attribute that contains a user’s surname.
LDAP Email Attribute
The LDAP attribute that contains a user’s email address.
LDAP Role Attribute
The LDAP attribute that contains a user’s Yellowfin role.
LDAP Group Filtering Criteria
Criteria used to filter a list of LDAP groups. Only groups returned in the filtered list will be passed to Yellowfin.
The order in which internal authentication is performed.
Test your LDAP connection with the settings defined above.
See LDAP Authentication for more information.
Client Organisation Functionality
Enable creation of multiple virtual instances within the system.
Allow annotations created at the Primary Org to be viewed through any Client Orgs.
Password Length Restrictions
Define the minimum and maximum character length for user passwords.
Enable any special password requirements for user passwords. These can include requiring:
Password Attempts Limit
Define the maximum number of password attempts a user may have before the account is locked.
Show Forgot Password Link
Display the Forgot Password Link on the login page so users can request a password reset. This option requires Email Notifications to be enabled in the Email Settings tab.
Allow browsers to cache passwords on the login screen.
Display the Remember Me option on the login page so users can set Yellowfin to remember their credentials for a set period of time.
Remember Me Period
Define the number of hours Yellowfin will remember a user's credentials.
Define whether a standard, custom, or no header is used throughout the system.
Specify the location of the custom header file.
Display the page title in the header area of the page.
Display the name of the current user in the header area of the page.
Display the name of the current client org in the header area of the page.
Display the name of the current user's role in the header area of the page.
Display the main navigation bar directly under the header area of the page.
Display a Logout link in the main navigation bar directly under the header area.
Define the number of pixels the main navigation bar options are pushed out from the left hand side of the page.
Define whether a standard, custom, or no footer is used throughout the system.
Specify the location of the custom footer file.
Define whether a custom or no left navigation is used throughout the system.
Specify the location of the custom navigation file.
Define whether a standard or custom session timeout page is used.
Specify the location of the custom timeout page.