Sun Java System Portal Server Desktop Online Help
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Using the Desktop

The Sun Java™ System Portal Server standard Desktop allows you to access all of the portal services and features that your administrator has made available and that you have selected. You might have:

The features on your standard Portal Desktop are displayed through content providers called channels. Channels are arranged on your standard Portal Desktop in containers called tables. Additionally, your standard Portal Desktop configuration might provide a type of channel container called tabs as a means of organizing channels on multiple desktop pages.

The standard Portal Desktop has all the tools you need to update, customize, and efficiently use Portal Server. Some features of the standard Portal Desktop are standard for all users, while others vary considerably, depending on how your particular installation has been customized.

Your standard Portal Desktop has a set of links that you can use to customize your Desktop and perform general operations. The links are:

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