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The Global Administrator User Interface
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The portal interface consist of the following elements:
Top bar – The list of portals in a drop-down and the user name at the top right. Clicking the avatar or administrator initials next to the name displays additional controls, such as access to the documentation.
Navigation Pane – To navigate between pages in the portal.
Content – Displays the portal pages.
The Main Dashboard
The dashboard displays an overview of the CTERA Portal.
Viewing Notifications in the Main Dashboard
The dashboard displays a summary of the ten highest priority active notifications.
If there are notifications you can go directly to the NOTIFICATIONS page by clicking SHOW IN NOTIFICATION MANAGER. For more details about notifications, see Managing Notifications and Email Templates.
Viewing Devices in the Main Dashboard
The dashboard displays a summary of devices registered with the portal. The information includes the total number of registered devices and the actual number connected at that time. A pie chart shows the different types of devices, such as workstation and server agents, and different licensed gateways with the licenses (EV16, EV32, etc.).
You can go directly to the DEVICES page by clicking SHOW ALL DEVICES. For more details about notifications, see Managing Devices.
Viewing the System Status in the Main Dashboard
The dashboard displays a summary of the system over time, including the cloud storage limit and actual use, the number of users and how many new users for that day as well as details of the licenses usage.
Viewing Licensing in the Main Dashboard
The dashboard displays a summary of the each license limit, the licenses provisioned, the provisioned licenses used, and the remaining license available from the provisioned licenses.
Navigating Between Portal Views
To navigate between the administration view and a specific virtual portal view:
- Open the portal drop-down list in the top bar.
- Select Administration or the virtual portal you want to manage. You can start typing the name of the portal in the drop-down to filter the names displayed in the drop-down.
If there are too many portals to list in the drop-down, you can also choose Main > Portals in the navigation pane of the administration view and scroll to the portal you want.
Click the icon in the NAME column to open the administration view for the portal.
For information about administering each team portal, see the CTERA Portal Team Administrator Guide.