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Tools Consoles

The Tools consoles provide access to a number of specialized tools that help you administer your websites, digital assets and other aspects of your content repository. There are currently two flavors of the Tools console dependent on the UI you are using:

Tools - Touch-Optimized UI

These consoles can be accessed from the Tools Panel of the Global Navigation .
As the cards in the UI provide details about the purpose of each option, this table simply provides quick reference as to the location of features in the tree.
Section Option
General
CRXDE LITE
Search Forms
Templates
Tagging
Configuration Browser
Components
Translation Configuration
Workflow
Models
Instances
Launchers
Archive
Failures
Operations
System Overview
Web Console
Testing
Configuration
Backup
Health Reports
Diagnosis
Maintenance
Monitoring
Jobs
Sites
Blueprints
Launches
ContextHub
External Link Checker
Assets
Metadata Profiles
Folder Metadata Schemas
Metadata Schemas
Desktop Tools for AEM
Insights Configuration
Reports
Content Fragment Models
Remote DAM Configuration
Resources
Documentation
Developer Resources
Deployment
Replication
Distribution
Packages
Package Share
Topology
Offloading
Livefyre Configuration
Security
Users
Groups
OAuth Clients
Permissions
SSL Configuration
Trust Store
Adobe IMS Configurations
Cloud Services
Legacy Cloud Services
Translation Cloud Services
YouTube Publishing Configuration
Scene7 Configuration
Adobe Launch Configurations
Adobe Stock
reCAPTCHA
Typekit
Facebook Social Login Configuration
Twitter Social Login Configuration
Pinterest Social Login Configuration
Communities
Storage Configuration
Component Guide
Community Functions
Group Templates
Site Templates
Community Badges
Commerce
Payment Methods
Shipping Methods

Tools - Classic UI

Page or Folder Purpose
MSM Control Center Centralized point for managing your multiple sites.
Client Context Configurations The Client Context represents a dynamically assembled collection of user data. The default and marketing cloud configurations are held here.
Cloud Services Configurations Holds configurations related to Integrating with the Adobe Marketing Cloud.
Cloud Settings Configuration manager settings.
Commerce Provides access to importers and various product data.
DAM Provides access to various options.
Dashboards Allows you to create reporting dashboards; these provide a customizable way to define pages that display consolidated data.
Custom Documentation Used when extending the documentation and online help.
fd No active functionality related to this entry.
Form Submissions Holds the list of form submissions received.
Importers Provides access to various options.
External Linkchecker External linkchecker.
Mobile Helps you create websites designed for mobile devices.
Packages An alternative link to the Package Manager that shows the packages that have been loaded for AEM WCM. Similar to the information shown in CRX's Package Manager.
Replication - Replication Agents Used to replicate data from author to publish when publishing pages, or with reverse replication to return user comments from the publish environment to author.
Reports AEM provides a range of customized reports, allows you to create customized reports and/or develop your own.
Default Page Scaffolding With scaffolding you can create a form (a scaffold) with fields that reflect the structure you want for your pages and then use this form to easily create pages based on this structure.
Security - Self-Service Configuration Lets you configure the emails that users automatically receive when they create an account or reset a password and to confirm a password that has been reset.
Segmentation Site visitors have different interests and objectives when they come to a site. Understanding these goals and fulfilling the expectations is an important success factor for online marketing. Segmentation helps to achieve this by analyzing and characterizing a visitor's details.
tenants No active functionality related to this entry.
truststore No active functionality related to this entry.
Versioning - Purge Versions Allows you to purge page versions as required.
Workflow Workflows control a series of actions on pages or digital assets that support any editorial process.