Managing a Skin
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You can upload a default skin for all the portals in the global administrator view or for a specific team or reseller portal in the view for that portal.

Note

You can get a basic skin from CTERA support. The skin file has an extension .skin.

To change a skin to include a new color scheme:

  1. Create CSS files with the desired color scheme as described in Managing the Portal Colors.
  2. Change the extension of the .skin file you want to use to .zip.
  3. Add the files, that were downloaded when you created the desired color scheme, to the css folder in the zip.
  4. Change the ZIP file's extension to .skin.
  5. Upload the skin file to the portal and set it as the default.

To upload a skin to the portal:

  1. For all portals, in the global administration view or for a specific virtual portal, in the view for the virtual portal, select Settings > Skins in the navigation pane.
    The SKINS page is displayed.
    For all virtual portals:
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    For a specific virtual portal:
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  2. Click Upload Skin to upload the new skin.
    The Select a skin file to upload window is displayed.
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  3. Click Upload and browse to the skin received from CTERA support.
  4. Select the skin and click Open.
  5. Click FINISH.
Note

You can also download a skin from the portal to make changes. CTERA recommends only doing this in coordination with CTERA support.

To make a skin the default skin:

  1. For all portals in the global administration view, or for a specific virtual portal, in the view for the virtual portal: Select Settings > Skins in the navigation pane.
    The SKINS page opens, displaying all the available skins.
  2. Select the skin to use as the default and click Set Default.
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  3. Refresh the portal to apply the customizations.

To delete a skin:

  1. For all portals, in the global administration view or for a specific virtual portal, in the view for the virtual portal, select Settings > Skins in the navigation pane.
    The SKINS page opens, displaying all the available skins.
  2. Select the skin to delete and click Delete.
    A confirmation window is displayed.
  3. Click DELETE to confirm.

The skin is deleted.


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