SAP Fiori Configuration cockpit

The Fiori configuration cockpit is a browser-based tool used by administrators to create new, and maintain existing content for Fiori launchpad.  It provides the tools for an administrator to quickly create and configure apps, catalogs, and groups, and perform the assignment of these objects to a role. The Fiori configuration cockpit provides a rich dashboard along with site usage analytics which gives details on things like site visits, devices, and operating system used to access the site. It also enables an administrator to configure the runtime settings of a site.

Administrators can also enable or disable user capabilities like hiding groups, selecting themes, personalization and search options in the Fiori launchpad by configuring the site properties. it also provides tools and services to manage themes, site translations, and also manage the transport of portal contents.

      1) Home, - where a dashboard is displayed with all the objects that are available for this portal site.
At the top of the dashboard, you see a couple of options. The first one is the "Site preview". When you build a site, you have an option to use the site preview to preview it in different screen sizes and also in different languages. There's also an option here to "Publish site" – only when you publish a site can end users start accessing it. The next one is the "Notifications area" – as the name suggests, this is where all the notifications are provided for an administrator.
At the bottom of the dashboard, there's also a bit of analytics on the site usage, and also a "Tasks to Complete" section. So if you have a catalog which is not assigned to a particular role, that would be listed here in the "Tasks to Complete".

      2) Settings - This is one of the key areas for an administrator to configure all the runtime settings of a portal site.

      3) Content Management – Here you can create all the basic building blocks here – apps, catalogs, groups, and roles.
Now when you click on "Apps", it lists all the apps which are available for the portal site.
There's also an option available in "Catalogs" for administrators to go and create new catalogs and manage existing catalogs. It's a similar thing with "Groups", so you can list all the groups, manage them. And also you can view all the roles and manage your role assignments to catalogs and groups from here.
     4) Services and Tools - This is where an administrator would go in to manage site translations. So if you have, say, a portal site that is deployed in different geographical regions and you need to have the portal support in different languages, this is where an administrator would go in and upload translation texts.
There's also a theme designer, So you can use the theme designer to theme your portal site and    assign themes to a particular site which will enable end users to also pick and assign the themes.
There's also an option to manage transport content, So once you've built your portal site in         your dev environment, how do you transport this content to your production landscape? The      "Transport Manager" provides all the options that would help an administrator to do that.

      5) App Resources - This page lists all the HTML5 apps which are deployed in the Cloud Platform account. So you will be able to see  application name, the version, and the source – whether it is a locally deployed app or a subscribed app, you also have an option to add this app to a site from here.
     6) Usage Analytics -  This is very handy for an administrator, especially when they want to know the traffic, they want to know how many visitors are there and using the site, what the number of visits are on a daily basis or on a weekly basis. So they get the entire trend here, and they also get to see what all the device types operating systems, and browsers are that are being used to access this particular portal site.

These were the key features of the Fiori configuration cockpit.

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