Backend Control Panel

Besides backend operations, various backend configuration and information can be found in the Backend Control Panel.

Changing the Backend

  1. From Backend Control Panel, click on the navicon icon and choose Select a Backend. The Backend dialog will appear.

  2. You can either switch to another existing backend or create a new one. Then, click Apply.

Backend Security Settings

  1. From Backend Control Panel, go to Backend Settings. Then, Backend Settings page will appear.

  2. In this page, you can:

    • enable or disable automatic login, and change the expiration period.
    • change the minimum character length required for password and username.
    • set password reset token expiration period.
  3. Click Apply to save the changes.

Backend Management API Key & Endpoint URL

Backend Management API key and Endpoint URL are needed when you want to use Monaca Backend Management API. This API allows you to manage your Monaca Backend from your server rather than from Monaca Cloud IDE. For more information about this, please refer to Backend Management API.

In order to get Backend Management API key and Endpoint URL, please follow the instruction below:

  1. From Backend Control Panel, go to Backend Settings. Then, Backend Settings page will appear.

  2. In this page, go to Management API and click Enable button.

  3. Then, various information related to Management API will be shown. You can find the Endpoint URL there. This URL will be used as JSON-RPC Request URL (See Backend Management API).

  4. Next, create the API key. You can create the API key in 2 ways:

    • Input IP address range: This will create an API key for a specific range of IP addresses.
    • Set blank (not recommended): This will create an API key for any IP addresses without any restriction.

Show/Hide Columns of Records

By default, only system properties of a record are shown such as: Oid, Username, Password, Owner User, Permission, Created at and Updated at.

If you want to show/hide other column(s), please do as follows:

  1. Click on + icon.

  2. Select the column you want to be shown and click Add. You can only add one column at a time.

  3. After that, the additional column(s) will be shown. You can re-arrange the column order by dragging and moving the column header.

  4. When you want to hide a column, click on its dropdown icon and choose Hide this column.

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