Administer Oracle WebCenter Spaces
As an Oracle Fusion Middleware administrator
, you can perform the complete range of security-sensitive administrative duties for all Oracle WebCenter components, as well as all installation, configuration, and audit tasks. To administer and monitor the Oracle WebCenter Spaces component, the Oracle Fusion Middleware administrator can:
- Stop and start Oracle WebCenter Spaces.
- Configure back-end services (such as mail servers, worklist connections, discussions server connections, mail server connections, instant messaging and presence connections, Oracle Secure Enterprise Search connections, and the database connection for group space events, links, lists, notes, and tags).
- Maintain external applications and datasources (such as content repositories, external applications, and portlet producers).
- Configure the identity store to allow for enterprise single sign-on.
- Configure global options (such as SOA connection for group space subscription workflows, wiki services, and worklist items).
- Import and export group spaces and group space templates, or an entire Oracle WebCenter Spaces application, to enable back up or to move content between Oracle WebCenter applications and stage or production environments.
- Use log files to identify and diagnose issues or problems.
- Analyze the performance of Oracle WebCenter Spaces and monitor its current status through Oracle Enterprise Manager.
Within Oracle WebCenter Spaces, the highest application privileges are given to the Oracle WebCenter Spaces administrator
. To administer and monitor Oracle WebCenter Spaces, the Oracle WebCenter Spaces administrator can:
- Modify application-wide settings: Name the application, customize the default look and feel, choose a default language, set up discussion forums and RSS news feeds, disable personal spaces, manage group space services, and much more.
- Manage users and roles: Assign default roles, create custom roles, define role permissions, and manage user access and approval requirements.
- Manage personal pages: View, edit, and delete personal pages, set up page defaults, copy pages, and manage page security.
- Manage business role pages: Create and manage pages specific to a particular business role, roll out pages to a common audience, and remove unnecessary pages.
- Maintain external application links: Add, modify, and delete entries in the external application links list in the Application pane in the Sidebar.
- Manage group spaces and group space templates: Take a group space temporarily offline and bring it back online, close down or reactivate a group space, delete a group space or template, and publish or hide a group space template.