HELP FILE

Deploy Preferences for Controlling the Host Appearance (Host Preferences)

Modify elements of the host appearance.

Host Preference Packages can only be applied to LogMeIn Windows hosts.

Who can use this feature? The Host Preference Packages feature is available to any Account Holder of a LogMeIn Central Premier or Plus subscription and to users in a Premier or Plus account with the Configuration Management permission.

Host Preference Packages allow you to define and deploy preferences and security settings to Windows hosts in your LogMeIn account.
  1. Create a Host Preference Package, as follows:
    1. In LogMeIn Central, go to the Configuration > Host Preferences page.
    2. Click Add Package. The New Host Preference Package page is displayed.
    3. Name your new Host Preference Package.
    4. Click Save.
  2. Under Category, select Appearance.
  3. Under General Settings you have the following options:
    Option Description
    Display CPU and memory information above the menu Enable the Java applet that shows current processor and memory utilization in the top frame of the LogMeIn host interface in Dashboard view.
    Default number of items per page for long lists Set the number of items to be shown per page for lists (such as event logs, the services list). Most lists allow you to change the number of items shown.
  4. Under Systray Settings you have the following options:
    Option Description
    Display the LogMeIn icon in the System Tray Clear this option to hide the LogMeIn icon from the host system tray. The host user will be able to open LogMeIn using the Windows Start menu.
    Disable LogMeIn notification messages Suppress all LogMeIn messages communicated from the system tray. This is useful when messages could disrupt the end-user experience, such as on a kiosk or other public display.
  5. Continue to add settings to the Host Preference Package. When ready, click Finish and Save.
  6. Assign the Host Preference Package to computers or groups, as follows:
    1. In LogMeIn Central, go to the Configuration > Host Preferences page.
    2. Click Edit or Click here to assign next to the Host Preference Package you want to assign.
    3. Choose computers and groups using the left and right arrows.
    4. Click Save.

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