7018404: How to launch Sentinel’s 8.x Main webUI instead of the Threat Response Dashboard webUI

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Environment

NetIQ Sentinel 8.0 Sentinel Server Web Interface

Situation

Customer would like Sentinel 8.x Main webUI to launch when using “https://x.x.x.x:8443, instead of launching the Threat Response Dashboard webUI.

Resolution

**NOTE** Verify that the owner and permissions of the file do not change after modifying the /index.jsp file.
This is a Workaround and not a capability built-into the product. After every upgrade, you will need to redo these steps:
1.Go to /var/opt/novell/sentinel/3rdparty/jetty/webapps/ROOT.

2.Modify /index.jsp file.

3.Change 2 occurrences of “/app”to“/Sentinel?”
ie: Change <META HTTP-EQUIV=”refresh” CONTENT=”0;URL=/app”?>
To: <META HTTP-EQUIV=”refresh” CONTENT=”0;URL=/sentinel?>
ie: Change <a href=”http://www.novell.com/app?}”><fmt:message key=”sentinel”/> </a><fmt:message key=”webpage”/>
To: <a href=”http://www.novell.com/sentinel?}”><fmt:message key=”sentinel”/> </a><fmt:message key=”webpage”/>
4.Save /index.jsp file.

5.Launch https://x.x.x.x:8443

Cause

When launching Sentinel 8.x webUI, using the “https://x.x.x.x:8443” address, the Threat Response Dashboard launches instead of the Main Sentinel webUI.

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