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Configuring the connection to StruxureWare systems

  1. Follow the link to the settings on the Welcome page.
    Alternatively:
    1. In the top menu (dockbar), select Go To>Control Panel.
    2. In the left menu, select Portal>Connect to StruxureWare System.
      If you want to see sample data before configuring, select Demo mode, and then go back to configure your own system later.
  2. Click Add StruxureWare System.
  3. Choose the type of system to connect to (Service Provider) and enter the server name/IP and credentials.
    The connected systems show in a list.

Configuring port communication

The default port configuration for the StruxureWare Portal is port 8080.

The StruxureWare Portal will communicate with data providing systems like DCO, DCE, StruxureWare Power Monitoring Expert is done on the respective systems webservice interface normally port 80 (443 SSL).

Configuring pages and portlets

Adding a new page

  1. Select Add>Page in the top menu (dockbar) and select page type.
  2. Type the name of the page, and then click the green check mark.
    If you regret adding a page, click the x on the page tab.

Configuring private vs. public pages
Read about configuration of public vs. private pages here.

Configuring the page layout

  1. Click the page tab.
  2. In the top menu (dockbar), select Manage>Page.
  3. In the blue box, select Page and define the column layout for this page (or all public pages).
  4. In the blue box, select Look and Feel and define the theme for this page (or all public pages).
  5. You can also add your company logo and apply stylesheets.

Adding a new portlet

  1. Select Add portlets in the top menu (dockbar), select a StruxureWare portlet type, and click Add.
  2. Click the tool icon in the tool bar (visible when holding the mouse over it) to configure what data to show and how.
  3. Follow the in-page instructions.
    Read about portlets other than StruxureWare portlets here.

Setting up user accounts

  1. In the top menu (dockbar), select Go to>Control Panel.
  2. In the left menu, select Portal>Users and Organizations.
  3. Create new users, assign roles and permissions, for example to view only or update the portal.
    1. Select to add users.
    2. Select to view all users in a list.
    3. Click Actions>Permissions for a user to define the user rights.
      Read more about user management here.

Read more about supported authentication processes (Single Sign On, SSO) here.

Configuring the landing page

You may not want to keep the default Welcome page as your landing page. If you delete the default Welcome page, you must specify the new landing page in the Control panel.

  1. In the top menu (dockbar), select Go to>Control Panel.
  2. In the left menu, select Portal>Portal Settings.
  3. In the Navigation section, specify your new Default Landing Page.

Solving nested portlet display issues after configuration

When you have configured a nested portlet, the page may not display correctly. A browser refresh (F5) may be required.

Adding images and solving display issues after configuration

When you upload an image, it may not display to all users unless you change the default permissions. This is because only users who are signed in (Site Members) have view permissions to images by default.
Adding images

  1. In the portlet title bar of, for example the Location Map portlet, click the Tool icon and select Preferences.
  2. Click Manage Images.
  3. Select Add>Basic Document.
  4. Browse to the image file to upload it.
  5. If you want the image to be visible to everyone, select the permission Viewable by: Anyone (Guest Role).

Changing the default view permissions after configuration

  1. In the portlet title bar of, for example the Location Map portlet, click the Tool icon and select Preferences.
  2. Click Manage Images.
  3. Click the arrow in the top right corner of the image, and select Permissions.
  4. Select the View permission for the Guest role.
 
 

See also

StruxureWare Portal
StruxureWare Portal display tips

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