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The objective of the User Guide (Basic) is to provide basic guidelines to the users of the KYPO Portal. KYPO Portal is a graphical user interface that mediates access to the platform for the end-users by providing them with interactive visualization tools. In particular, the portal is designed to cover the microservices that manage the different areas of the KYPO platform and provide core functionalities.

The portal is divided into three KYPO agendas:

  1. Sandboxes agenda specifies guidelines for sandbox creation and realization.
  2. Trainings agenda with main focus on creation and organization of trainings.
  3. Administration agenda deals with the administration of users and their access to the specific parts of the KYPO Portal based on user access roles.

Then the User Guide (Basic) section then serves as a manual on how to operate all of the functions that these agendas offer.

User Roles#

Access to KYPO Portal depends a lot on the role you hold as a user. There are three main roles we differentiated and depending on them you can access different pages of agendas and perform various functionalities in the KYPO Portal.


See the page Roles for a better explanation of the meaning of roles.

KYPO Portal Home Page#

After a successful login, the home page of the KYPO Portal contains the elements displayed and marked in the following picture.


A trainee cannot see the home page. See Trainee’s View.


Global navigation: A persistent navigation menu, displayed on all pages. The menu is divided based on the agendas and contains links to specific pages.
User menu: User-specific information such as name and e-mail, and a logout button.
Breadcrumbs: Full path to the current page. Represents the folder structure.
Notifications: The list of the latest notifications.
Agendas: Buttons that allow to access specific pages of the individual three above-mentioned KYPO agendas.

Trainee’s View#

Each trainee will be after a successful log-in directly redirected to the Training Run Overview page.


Instructor’s View#

The instructor can access both Trainings Agenda and Sandboxes Agenda.


Administrator’s View#

An administrator can access any page.