This page is intended for a first-time user of enPortal. It provides concise examples of how to implement basic provisioning of enPortal.
This document assumes that you have successfully completed the enPortal installation. If you are provisioning AppBoard content, this document also assumes that you have successfully completed the AppBoard Getting Started Tutorial to create some sample AppBoard content.
For a User to log in to enPortal and view content, an Administrator must first create the User in the system and then assign appropriate content to that User. Provisioning is the means of configuring these assignments through the administrative interface.
The following are the high-level steps to complete in order to provision content to a User:
You must log in as an administrator to configure provisioning.
In this section, you will log in as an administrator.
A Domain is a group of one or more Users.
In this section, you will create a new Domain called “Edgetech”.
A User is an individual with unique credentials for logging into enPortal and viewing assigned content.
In this section, you will create a new User.
A Role is a mechanism used to organize the provisioning of content and permissions. Roles are the primary basis by which capabilities are managed, preferences are stored, and content is assigned and secured.
In this section, you will create a new Role.
In this section, you will assign a User to a Role.
You must create channels in enPortal that display the content that you want to assign to each Role. You then assign these channels to the appropriate Role, so that any User who logs in, with that Role assigned, will see the content.
In this section, you will create a channel containing an AppBoard visualization, and then assign that channel to the “Manager” Role. Note: this step assumes that you have completed the Getting Started Tutorial and created an AppBoard Stack to be assigned. The same procedure would apply for assigning other types of channels, including PIM channels, to a Role.
Perform the following steps to create a Channel containing an AppBoard Stack:
Now that you have created a channel in enPortal displaying your AppBoard Stack, you will need to assign this channel to the appropriate Role.
In this section, you will assign the “USA_States_Visualization” channel to the “Manager” Role.
In this section, you will log in to enPortal as the new User John Davis and confirm that the appropriate content is displayed based on the assignments you have made.