As the tenant administrator, you use the message board portlet to broadcast a message to all the users who have the portlet on their Home tab.
Any new users that you add to vRealize Automation has the portlet on their Home tab by default. Existing users must add the portlet to receive your messages.
You use the message board portlet to broadcast a text message or a Web page. Depending on the Web page, your users can navigate through the Web site in the message board.
The message board has the following limitations.
URL message limitations
Custom message limitations
Log in to the vRealize Automation console as a tenant administrator.
- Select the Home tab.
- Click the Edit icon ( ) in the upper right corner.
- Select Add Portlets.
- Locate Message Board and click Add.
- Click Close.
The portlet is added to the top of the Home tab. If you are a user and a message is broadcast, you see the message until the tenant administrator changes it or removes it. If you are the tenant administrator, you configure the message.
- To configure the message as a tenant administrator, click Add New Message.
- Configure one of the following options.
Enter the page URL.
Enter the plain text message.
- Click Publish.
The message is broadcast to any tenant users who added the message board portlet to their Home tab.
To change or remove the message, you must be logged in as the tenant administrator. To change the message, repeat the same steps. To remove the message, remove the URL or text and publish the blank message.