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User Manual

This user manual describes an EA Infoport from user point of view. Includes description of application features. The screen shots can slightly differs depends on particular application version.

Login to the app

This chapter describes the options for logging into EaInfoportT3. The portal supports several log...

Basic Description of the User Interface

The basic concept of the user interface consists of several basic elements, which will be describ...

Logout of the Application

The user can log out of the application manually or can be logged out automatically due to inacti...

Management of Own User Account

Users of the portal can adjust the details of their account, set the language in which they want ...

Bookmarks - favorites

EA Infoport supports a bookmarking system. Each user has their own bookmarks (this is actually si...

Glossary

EA Infoport can display the Enterprise Architect repository dictionary (this is standard EA funct...

Full-text Search

The information portal supports full-text searches throughout a model repository. The searched el...

Repository (Repository Browser)

The repository shows the physical structure of the repository, i.e. the hierarchy (tree) of packa...

Permissions to parts of the repository

The EA Information Portal supports a package-level permission system (repository browser tree bra...

1. Repository View

A user can view the contents of the currently selected repository by clicking on the “Repository”...

2. Basic Description of the Repository User Interface

The repository form (screen) contains several basic elements, which are described in detail in la...

2.1. Tree Repository

The repository tree has similar functionality to the browser (repository browser) of the Enterpri...

2.2. Hiding the Repository Tree

View of the diagram after hiding the repository tree.

2.3. Turning repository tree editing on/off

If the user checks the small icon in the upper left part of the tree, the tree will switch to act...

2.3.1. Manipulating the tree repository

The user, if he has the appropriate permissions, can move items in the tree (diagrams, packages, ...

2.3.2. Internal artifacts

The user can create and edit (update) so-called internal artifacts, i.e. objects (documents, tabl...

2.3.3. Clone

The user can create a copy of an element, a diagram, a package, or an entire structure. If there ...

2.3.4. Create a view

Create a view allows you to take a specific part of the tree and display it in a separate section...

2.3.5. Export/Import XMI

EA Infoport supports exporting the XMI of the selected package (and children) to XMI format, whic...

2.4. Slider between the Repository Tree and the Detail

The slider allows you to expand the width of the repository tree.  

2.5. Description of commands in the context menu

The context menu can be applied to the repository item whose detail is currently displayed.The el...

2.5.1. Full Screen

The functionality is available in the context menu under the symbol   The full screen allows us ...

2.5.2. Find in the Repository Browser

For example, if a user searches for any artefact through the “Search”, his/her detail will be dis...

2.5.3. Copy URL

A user can copy a URL and send it to a colleague.The colleague will only be able to view this URL...

2.5.4. Copy EA Address

In EaInfoportT3 it is possible to have a path copied through the tree repository to the relevant ...

2.5.5. URL for Direct Access

A user can copy a URL for direct access and send it to a colleague.The colleague will be able to ...

2.5.6. Forced Refresh

Forced refresh is actually “Refresh” and is used if a change has been made to an artefact and has...

2.5.7. Zoom

EaInfoportT3 includes several zoom options.   Zoom in Zoom out Reset diagram zoom Reset diagr...

2.5.7.1. Zoom in

The functionality is available in the context menu under the symbol We have 2 options to zoom...

2.5.7.2. Zoom out

The functionality is available in the context menu under the symbol We have 2 options to zoom...

2.5.7.3. Reset Diagram Zoom

The functionality is available in the context menu under the symbol If you want to return to ...

2.5.7.4. Reset Diagram Position

The functionality is available in the context menu under the symbol If you want to return to th...

2.5.8. Elements in the Diagram

The functionality is available in the context menu under the symbol  When a user is in a diag...

2.6. Hiding Text Information in Element Detail

The button is used to hide the information below the diagram. Here you will see the same diagr...

2.7. Information about the repository

If the detail displays the package, element, and element elements (such as class attribute, class...

2.7.1. Icons on Artefacts

2.8. Detail elementu / package / diagramu

This is the largest part of the screen, containing the detail of the item (diagram, element, pack...

2.9. Discussion (comments) in packages, diagrams, elements

In packages, diagrams and elements, you can see comments from EA and you can also edit and add ...

3. Setting of Dynamic Detail

The dynamic detail setting allows the user to customize the visibility of various elements in the...

3.1. Setting of Dynamic Detail for Users

Here the dynamic detail is set for the logged in user. We can set the detail type (artifacts, ...

3.2. Setting of Dynamic Detail for Groups

Here the dynamic detail is set for for groups in the repository. We can set the detail type (a...

3.3. Setting of Dynamic Detail for Repository

This is where the dynamic detail for the repository is set.  We can set the detail type (artif...

4. Repository Tree Filter

The repository tree filter allows a user to hide/show elements and stereotypes in the tree. To...

5. Recently visited

"Recently Visited" allows you to see your click-through history. In the table we see: Date T...

6. List of Access Keys

Whenever a user uses the “Direct Access URL” option, the key for that URL is saved in the access ...

7. Repository Roots Forced Refresh

Repository root forced refresh is available by clicking on the arrow next to the “Repository” t...

8. Setting the notification interval for diagram subscribers

The administrator must set up an e-mail server in Configuration Manager to send notification e-ma...

Views

Views allow you to take a specific part of the tree and display it in a separate section. Thus, ...

Publication

This is a completely different view of the EA repository - publishing selected diagrams in an arb...

1. Sections

The basic building block of the publication are the so-called "Sections", which correspond to dif...

1.1. Publication Module Structure

The use of the publishing module is suitable, for example, for process books, company IS architec...

1.2. Move the section

The user can change the order of each section. To change the order, the user clicks on the "Orde...

1.3. Creating a Section

Sections can only be created by a user who has been assigned the "Owner" role in the current or p...

1.4. Edit a Section

In the section being edited, the user can edit the "section name", "section description", "sectio...

1.5. Delete a Section

Deleting a section is used to delete that section, while also deleting subordinate sections and p...

2. Publication statuses

Published Diagram Approval of Publications Historisation of Published Diagrams Logging Changes...

2.1. Publishing a Diagram

The publishing of the diagram is done from the repositories. Publication can be done by any user ...

2.2. Approval of Publications

If approval of diagrams is required in a section, then the diagram will be displayed in the secti...

2.3. Historisation of Published Diagrams

Historical artifacts (these are artifacts that have expired publications) are used to preserve re...

2.4. Logging Changes in a Publication

All changes to the published diagram (publication, approval, rejection, adding to another section...

2.5. Historical Publication

Historical artifacts (these are artifacts that have expired publications) are used to preserve re...

3. Setting default section rights

The default section rights settings can be found under the "Edit" icon. The user will be prese...

4. Rights in the publishing module

For each section, you can set your own permissions.If a section does not have a permission set, t...

4.1. Setting user and group permissions

There are 3 levels of authorisation: The lowest permission is "Reader", who can see the publishe...

Repository Management

There are three basic permissions in each repository that can be assigned to a user and a group. ...

1. Repository Management

On the right side of the Infoport header we can see a Dropdown menu called Repository Management ...

1.1. User Management

If we have chosen User Management, we will get to the “List of Users” in the repository. Here ...

1.1.1. Creating a New User

We have chosen the green “Create” button in the List of Users.The “Login name” and “Email” fiel...

1.1.2. Assigning Groups to a User

We have chosen the blue "Groups" button.We got to the List of Assigned Groups of a specific use...

1.1.3. Assigning Permissions to a User

We have chosen the blue “Permissions” button.Now we have the List of Assigned Permissions of a ...

1.1.4. Edit a User

We have selected the yellow “Edit” button in the List of Users.Now we can edit the selected use...

1.1.5. Remove a User

We have chosen the red “Remove” button, and now we can remove the selected user.After another c...

1.2. Group Management

If we have chosen the group management, we will get to the “List of Groups” in the repository. ...

1.2.1. Creating a New Group

We have chosen the green “Create” button in the list of groups, and now we can create a new gro...

1.2.2. Assigning Users to a Group

We have chosen the blue “Users” button.Now we have the List of Assigned Users of a specific gro...

1.2.3. Assigning Permissions to a Group

We have chosen the blue “Permissions” button.Now we have the List of assigned permissions of a ...

1.2.4. Edit a Group

We have selected the yellow “Edit” button in the List of Users.Now we can edit the selected gro...

1.2.5. Delete a Group

We have chosen the red “Delete” button, and now we can delete the selected group.After another ...

1.3 Permission Management

If “Permission Management” is selected, we will get to the List of permissions in the repository....

1.3.1. Assigning Permissions to Groups

We have chosen the blue “Groups” button.Now we have the List of groups to which a certain permi...

1.3.2. Assigning Permissions to Users

We have chosen the blue “Users” button.Now we have the List of users to whom a certain permissi...

1.4. Repository Detail

If we have selected “repository detail”, we can edit the repository.We can change its name, descr...

1.5. Overview of notification subscriptions

The administrator must set up an e-mail server in Configuration Manager to send notification e-ma...

Portal Management

Portal administration can only be viewed by a logged-in user with Portal Administrator privileges.

1. Portal Management

On the right side of the Infoport header we can see a Dropdown menu called Portal Administratio...

1.1. User Management

A user with portal administrator rights can view the list of users of the entire portal, where he...

1.1.1. Creating a new user in the portal

To create a new user, the portal administrator clicks the "Create" button in the User List. Th...

1.1.2. Edit users in the portal

To edit a user in the portal, the administrator clicks the "Edit" button. The administrator wi...

1.1.3. Removing a user from the portal

To remove/delete a user, the portal administrator clicks on the "Delete" button in the User List....

1.1.4. Permissions to a user in the portal

The portal administrator can assign the user "Portal Administrator"; to assign this permission, t...

1.1.4.1. Assigning permissions to a user in the portal

The portal administrator can assign a "Portal Administrator" to a user. After clicking the "Ad...

1.1.4.2. Removing permissions from a user in the portal

The portal administrator can remove a "Portal Administrator" to a user. After clicking the "Re...

1.1.5. List of Repositories and Repository permissions

By clicking the "Repositories" button in the User List, the portal administrator can assign and/o...

1.1.5.1. Assignment Repository and Repository permissions to a user in the portal

The portal administrator can assign repository and repository permissions to a user. After cli...

1.1.5.2. Removing Repositories and Repository permissions from a user in the portal

The portal administrator can removed repository and repository permissions to a user. After cl...

1.1.6. List of Deleted Users

Here is a list of all deleted users. To restore a deleted user, click on the "Restore" butto...

1.2. Permissions Management

If we have selected "Permissions Management", we will be taken to the Permissions list in the por...

1.2.1 Assigning Portal Permissions to a user

The portal administrator can assigned the Portal Management permission to a user. After clicki...

1.2.2. Remove Portal Permissions from a user

The portal administrator can remove the Portal Management permission to a user. After clicking...

1.3. Repositories Management

Multiple repositories (databases) can be connected to one instance of the information portal. The...

1.4. Active Directory Management

Enterprise Architect can be connected to one or more Active Directory servers. AD automatically ...

1.5. Configuration Manager

See the Configuration Manager section in the Installation Manual

1.6. Statistics

If the user has a key, he can start Statistics without being logged in.Stats shows information ab...

1.7. Overview of notification subscriptions

The administrator must set up an e-mail server in Configuration Manager to send notification e-ma...