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Manual Chapter: Editing Hosted Content with Access Policy Manager
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About editing hosted files on Access Policy Manager

You can upload custom files to BIG-IP® Access Policy Manager® to provide resources directly to users.

You might need to edit files after you upload them to Access Policy Manager, such as to rename a file or change the file MIME type. You can make these changes using the hosted content settings.

Task summary

To edit hosted content on Access Policy Manager®, complete these tasks.

Task summary

Renaming or moving hosted content files

You can rename or move a hosted content file on Access Policy Manager®.
  1. On the Main tab, click Access Policy > Hosted Content > Manage Files. The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. At bottom left of the screen, click the right-side arrow on the Edit button to select Rename/Move File from the list. The Rename/Move File Properties popup screen opens.
  3. In the New File Name field, type a new name for the file.
  4. In the New File Destination Folder, specify a new destination folder for the file.
  5. Click OK. The file changes are saved, and the screen returns to the hosted content list.

Editing hosted content file properties

You can edit the permissions and MIME type for hosted content files on Access Policy Manager®.
  1. On the Main tab, click Access Policy > Hosted Content > Manage Files. The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. At bottom left of the screen, click the right-side arrow on the Edit button to select Edit File Properties from the list. The Edit File Properties popup screen opens.
  3. If the MIME type for the file is incorrect or must be changed, from the Mime Type list, select the MIME type for the file.
  4. From the Secure Level menu, select the access level for the file.
    Option Description
    policy The file is available only to users who have successfully completed an access policy, with an Allow ending result. You might use this to display an HTML file that only a verified user can see.
    public The file is available to anyone. You might use this to allow access to an installation package that a user needs to start an access session.
    session The file is available only to users with an active access policy session. You might use this to allow a user with an active session access to a required logon component.
  5. Click OK. The file changes are saved, and the screen returns to the hosted content list.
The settings for the file are displayed in the Hosted Content list.

Replacing a hosted file

You can upload a new version of a file to hosted content, to replace the current file on Access Policy Manager®.
  1. On the Main tab, click Access Policy > Hosted Content > Manage Files. The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. At bottom left of the screen, click the right-side arrow on the Edit button to select Upload New Version from the list. The Upload New File Version popup screen opens.
  3. For the Select File setting, click the Browse button and select the file to upload. The Select File and File Name fields are populated with the file name.
  4. If the MIME type for the file is incorrect or must be changed, from the Mime Type list, select the MIME type for the file.
  5. From the Secure Level menu, select the access level for the file.
    Option Description
    policy The file is available only to users who have successfully completed an access policy, with an Allow ending result. You might use this to display an HTML file that only a verified user can see.
    public The file is available to anyone. You might use this to allow access to an installation package that a user needs to start an access session.
    session The file is available only to users with an active access policy session. You might use this to allow a user with an active session access to a required logon component.
  6. Click OK. The file changes are saved, and the screen returns to the hosted content list.
View the hosted content list to verify your changes to the file.

Deleting a hosted file

You can delete one or more files from the hosted content on Access Policy Manager®.
  1. On the Main tab, click Access Policy > Hosted Content > Manage Files. The Manage Files screen opens.
  2. Select one or more files to delete. To select all files, select the check box at the top of the list, next to the Name column.
  3. Click Delete, and in the Delete File popup screen that opens, click Yes.
The files are removed from the list.

Implementation result

As a result of these implementation tasks, you have edited files and deleted hosted files on Access Policy Manager® as necessary.

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