Starting the Admin Console

The Admin Console is an administration interface used to control and manage the Jive community site. As a community manager or administrator, you can access the Admin Console to manage your Jive community settings, permissions, content (such as documents, discussions, and blogs), and people.

The Admin Console has two interfaces:

  • Admin Console contains the most commonly used configuration options. It is the simplified subset of the Advanced Admin Console functionality.

    Figure: The Admin Console

    The Admin Console screenshot
  • Advanced Admin Console contains the all community configuration options.

    Figure: Advanced Admin Console

    The Advanced Admin Console screenshot

Opening the Admin Console

To open the Admin Console from your community:

  • To open the Admin Console, click your avatar in the upper right corner of the page and select Admin Console from the menu.

    Note that the Admin Console may be disabled for your community. In this case, this opens the Advanced Admin Console.

  • To open the Advanced Admin Console from the Admin Console, click Advanced Settings in the bottom-left corner of the page.

To return to the user interface of your community:

  • Click Visit Community in the main menu of the Admin Console.
  • Click Visit Site in the upper right corner of the Advanced Admin Console).

Enabling or disabling the Simplified Admin Console

The feature option for enabling or disabling the simplified Admin Console interface is called Simplified Admin Console. For more information about enabling or disabling the feature, see Enabling or disabling the Simplified Admin Console.