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Manage domains

This tutorial describes how to manage domains with Knox E-FOTA Advanced.

The Admin tab contains tools to manage Domains, Users, Domain Settings, and General Settings with Knox E-FOTA Advanced. This section of the guide focuses on Domains.

Domains

The Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal supports the creation of hierarchical domains. There are 2 types of domains: a root domain and a subdomain.

Subdomains are created under each root domain:

View domain list

To view the domain list on the Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal, go to Admin > Domain. A filter can be applied to the domain list:

  • Name—Filter by domain name.
  • Parent Name—Filter by the parent domain's name. For subdomains, enter the root domain associated with the subdomain. For root domains, the parent name will be "none".
  • Type—Filter by the domain type.
  • Status—The domain status can be Active or Inactive.
  • Region—Domain region used for filtering when creating update campaigns.

Add a subdomain

  1. Log in to the Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal.
  2. Go to Admin > Domains

  3. Click New Domain.

  4. Under Domain Details, complete the mandatory fields on the form:
    • Name—Enter a unique name to help you identify the new root domain.
    • Type—Select a domain type.
    • Region—Enter a domain region.

      TOOL TIP—The Region field is useful for filtering when creating update campaigns.

  5. Click Save & Close.

Manage domains

Edit a domain

  1. Log in to the Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal.
  2. Go to Admin > Domains

  3. Click Edit.

  4. Edit the domain information.
  5. Click Save & Close.

Note that in order to edit a subdomain, the domain's status must be Active.

Disable a domain

  1. Log in to the Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal.
  2. Go to Admin > Domains

  3. Click Disable.

  4. Click OK to confirm.

Enable a domain

  1. Log in to the Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal.
  2. Go to Admin > Domains

  3. Click Enable on a disabled subdomain.

  4. Click OK to confirm.

Delete a domain

Deleting a domain deletes all its subdomains. Note that this operation is irreversible. When a domain is deleted, Knox E-FOTA generates the billing report for the domain and its subdomains. A report is sent by email after the deletion process is complete.

  1. Log in to the Knox E-FOTA Advanced portal.
  2. Go to Admin > Domains

  3. Under the domain list, click Disable to enable the Delete option.
  4. Click Delete.

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