The top bar contains Sandfly functions for performing quick scans, oversee the task queues, access user settings, see the local or UTC time, system notifications and more.


Sandfly Dashboard Top Bar

Sandfly Dashboard Top Bar


The top bar shows the following elements:

  • Scan Now - A button to perform an immediate, manual scan.
  • Task Queue - Displays the quantity of running scan tasks and the button opens the full view.
  • Time - Displays the date and time, toggle between UTC and Local Time.
  • Display Mode - A button to toggle the GUI between light and dark view modes.
  • Account - A menu button with user and system setting options.


Scan Now

Clicking the Scan Now button takes you to the manual scan form detailed later. This allows you to immediately launch a scan against selected hosts.


Task Queue

Clicking the Task Queue button will take you to the Task Queues view. This view allows you to see all active queues and the associated tasks that they are running.


Clock

All Sandfly alerts are generated in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC) time. Sandfly has a built-in UTC/Local time clock at the top of every page that you can use to see timezone differences from UTC and your local time. Click on the timezone icon in the clock display of the top bar to switch between the two times.


Sandfly UTC Time Display

Sandfly UTC Time Display


Sandfly Local Time Display

Sandfly Local Time Display


User and System Settings

Clicking the User Gear icon allows you to update your user profile information such as password and name. It also provides an option to take you to the Settings page, detailed elsewhere.



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