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Oracle® Fusion Middleware User's Guide for Oracle WebCenter Portal: Spaces
11g Release 1 (11.1.1.6.0)

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4 Accessing Spaces Administration Pages

This chapter describes how to access administration pages for the Spaces application. It contains the following sections.

Audience

The content of this chapter is intended for Spaces administrators. Users granted the Spaces Administrator role or a custom role that grants one of the following permissions:

4.1 Accessing the Spaces Administration Page

Many administrative actions are performed from Spaces Administration pages. Once you log in as the application administrator, there are a couple of ways to access this page:

4.2 Performing Actions From Spaces Administration Pages

In the Spaces application, there are five main Administration pages: Spaces, Pages, Resources, Security, and Configuration (Figure 4-1):

Figure 4-1 Spaces Administration Pages

Spaces Administration pages

Table 4-1 describes the actions administrators can perform from Administration pages and lists the permission required to perform them.

Table 4-1 Spaces Administration Pages

Page Description Required Permission

Spaces

  • Spaces

  • Space Templates

Use this page to manage spaces and space templates. For more information, see:

Performing Administrative Tasks for All Spaces

Performing Administrative Tasks for All Space Templates

Importing and Exporting Spaces and Space Templates

Manage All

or

Manage Configuration

Pages

  • Business Role Pages

  • Personal Pages

  • System Pages

Use this page to manage business role pages, personal pages, and system pages in the Spaces application. For more information, see:

Working with Business Role Pages

Working with Personal Pages

Working with System Pages

Manage All

or

Manage Configuration

Resources

Use this page to manage application-level resources for the Spaces application, such as page templates, skins, and task flows. For more information, see:

Working with the Resources that Compose a Portal or Community

Manage All

or

Manage Configuration

Security

  • Users and Groups

  • Roles

Use this page to manage users and roles. For more information, see:

Managing Users, Roles, and Permissions

Manage All

or

Manage Members

Configuration

  • General

  • Services

Use the Configuration page to customize the Spaces application. For example, you can specify a default language, application name, and so on. For more information, see:

Configuring Global Defaults

Use the Services page to set application-wide properties for discussion forums, announcements, mail, and people connection components such as activity streams, personal profiles, connections, messages boards, and feedback. For more information, see:

Configuring Discussion Forum Options for the Spaces Application

Configuring Send Mail Notifications for the Spaces Application

Configuring People Connections Defaults for the Spaces Application

You can also register portlet producers and external applications from the Services tab:

Registering Portlet Producers

Registering External Applications

Manage All

or

Manage Configuration