Accessing your Labs
Click on the Labs tab and you will be presented with the Labs that you have available to you.
On the My Labs page select the lab you wish to access by clicking the course title.
After you select your course title you will be presented with three options:
On the labs page you will have the following three options:
Navigating the portal
There are three main areas in the portal. These are:
By selecting one of these options you will be presented with a number of options.
This option provides you details of the following:
Help / Support
Select this option for the following details:
Accessing your courses
Click on the Courses tab and you will be presented with the courses you have been allocated based on your subscription.
Select the course you wish to access by clicking on the course title. There will be a number indicated alongside the title, this references the number of time you have accessed this particular title.
Once you enter the course you will be presented with a list of available modules to complete. In the details of each module you will shown:
Select the module you would like to access.
You will now be taken into the module and be presented with the content and lab devices required to complete required objectives.
As you can see from the layout this is where the majority of changes have taken place.
Primarily there are two major areas of control.
Let us explore the content window in more depth. There is now a lot more flexibility in how you access and view your lab content. The main components are broken down and defined below:
There are some additional icons that in the content window that do the following:
NOTE: You must save the configuration settings once you have customized the layout to your preference.
The devices required for each module are now presented on the left hand side of the console.
Based on the detail in the Introduction select the device which you are required to configure.
Then select the Power On icon located in the tool bar.
You will notice the Power On icon now rotates while the device is booting up as well as an Orange indicator located in the top left corner of the device name.
The same process is in place for both Microsoft Windows devices and Cisco networking equipment.
The options available in the Tool Bar give you the ability to manage your device connectivity and power management.
The existing device functions still exist in the new user interface as in the current portal as well as some additional new features. The functions are broken down as follows:
NOTE: The Cisco devices do not utilize either the HTML5 or Java clients.
The objective of Module Zero is to:
Familiarize new users with our platform before heading off to their first lab.
Ensure all Practice Labs learners are aware of all available functionalities, right from the start.
Reduce support tickets by including the answers to commonly asked questions in this module.