This article provides instructions for the Atera for IT Departments platform.
You can create a knowledge base library for your users, providing them with instructions and informational articles that can enhance their understanding of IT basics, and perhaps enable them to handle some routine tasks themselves.
Once the knowledge base library is in place, your users can log in from their Service Portal and access the content. Please note that published articles are viewable by all users. There is also the option of setting up customized knowledge base libraries per site. Additionally, there is the option to set articles to 'private' if you'd only like them to be visible to your technicians.
This article describes how to:
You can create a knowledge base library that can be viewed by all your users.
To set up:
|1. From the left-hand panel click Admin.|
2. Then click Knowledge Base.
|The Knowledge Base Admin page appears.|
Categories: Category is the top level of the hierarchy (e.g. FAQ).
|Sections: The section is the next level down in the hierarchy structure (e.g. Printer FAQs).|
|Articles: Article is the lowest level category and contains the content of your article (e.g. Setting up a printer in Windows 10).|
3. To add a Category, enter the Category Title and Category Description.
|4. Then click Create.|
|5. To create a new section, click the Sections panel.|
|The Sections page appears.|
6. Enter the Section details
|7. Click Create.|
|8. To create new articles click on the Articles panel.|
|The Articles page appears.|
9. Enter the Article details:
Display in Section
10. Click Create.
Note: You can optionally:
Add Keywords (Adding relevant keywords can help users more easily find the help article they're looking for.)
An Article Successfully Created message appears.
Note: Knowledge Base articles can also be created directly from the Knowledge Base page.
Existing articles can also be edited.
1. From Knowledge Base, on the side panel, locate and click the article you wish to edit.
The article appears.
2. Click the Edit button to begin editing the article.
3. After you've made the desired changes, click Update to save your changes.
You and your users can search for specific knowledge base articles (from within Atera or the Service Portal).
Enter the full or partial name of the article or the #keyword, then click Enter.