Sun Java System Portal Server Desktop Online Help
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Using the Desktop

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

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

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

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