In order to do global configuration, it is necessary to be logged in as a global administrator.
Home page / Component Service
To customize the Home page for your Sonar instance : simply press "Configure ON" to access customization. You are then presented with the configuration page on which you can customize 5 things :
- Add, remove and move columns in the table
- Select the column that will be sorted by default
- Select whether you want to see the treemap on the home page
- Select what are the default metric to use in the treemap (Press Set as Default)
Backup / Restore
The whole Sonar configuration can be backed up and restored. This includes : Quality profiles (rules + alerts), manual metrics, events categories, global settings section (plugins) and customization.
When restoring , it will wipe ALL existing configuration
No information about project configuration gets backed up (exclusions, links, quality profile associated...)