Sun Java System Portal Server 7 Enterprise Sample Guide

ProcedureTo Create a URLScraper Channel

The following steps show how to create a URLScraper channel. The same steps can be followed to create other Provider based and Portlet based channels.

  1. Login to the Portal Server management console as administrator (amadmin).

  2. Click the Portals tab.

  3. Click the Portal-ID in the Portals list.

  4. Select Enterprise Sample [Org] in the Select DN list.

  5. Click Manage Containers and Channels.

    By default, the View Type is set to ASCTabContainer [Default].

  6. Click NewsContainer.

  7. Click New Channel or Container in the NewsContainer page.

  8. In the New Channel or Container wizard, specify the following and click Close after the channel or container has been successfully created.

    1. Select Portal: portal-ID, DN: Enterprise Sample [Org], and Type: Channel and click Next.

    2. Select radio button Provider Channel for Channel Type and click Next.

    3. Select the URLScraperProvider from the Provider drop down list

    4. Specify Channel or Container Name (for example, MyChannel) in the text field and click Next.

    5. Review the settings and click Finish.

      The channel is now available and visible in the Enterprise Sample News tab and by default, is set to be available and selected.