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From the main DASH Remote Client window, select "File / Preferences"

The DASH Client preferences are global to the local client installation and allow you to configure the startup method and status change alerting options.

DASH Remote Client Preferences

Startup Options

Start Minimized
Enable this option if you wish to have the DASH Client minimized to the system tray upon startup.  When the DASH Client is minimized, the DASH Icon IPSentry Dash Client System Tray Icon in the system tray can be double-clicked to bring up the main watch window.

Start at Logon
Enable this option if you wish to have the DASH Client start automatically when you logon to the system.

Always on Top
Select this option to ensure that the Dash Client main window stays on top of other windows.  Useful for when you have selected to Auto display main watch window.

State Change Notification

Auto display main watch window
Applies to both OK to CRITICAL and CRITICAL to OK
If this option is enabled, the main watch window will automatically be displayed.  If it was minimized, it will be returned to it's original state.   This action is actually just automating double-clicking on the DASH Icon in the system tray.

Show alert message
Applies to both OK to CRITICAL and CRITICAL to OK
If this option is enabled, a small window containing a list of all entries that had changed since the last request for status was made will be displayed at the lower right of your screen.  You can double-click on one of the entries to automatically bring up the main watch window.

Play sound
If this option is enabled, the selected sound (.wav) file will be played when a change status has been detected.  This is normally used in conjunction with "Show Alert Message".

Hide Alert Message After
If you have enabled Show Alert Message, the value entered here is the number of seconds that the alert will be displayed if not cancelled manually.

 



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