Q: What do the knowledge base spaces mean?
- The Knowledge Base is built on the Confluence wiki tool.
- Access is determined based on your membership in various groups.
- If you see your name in the upper right you are considered "logged in".
Purpose and permissions
Each article stored in the knowledge base live in a particular space. The spaces have designated purposes.
|Space||Purpose||Viewing Restrictions||Editing Restrictions|
|IS&T Contributions||Shared content created by IS&T.||World Readable||IS&T Staff|
|Community Contributions||Articles created by authorized community authors for public consumption.||World readable||Subset of MIT community|
|The Knowledge Base Handbook||Reference information about servers, setup, configuration, customizations, user guides, etc. that make up the system.||World readable||The Knowledge Base team|
|IS&T Draft||Work in progress by IS&T, e.g. release teams. Eventually is moved to IS&T contributions.||IS&T staff||Subset of IS&T staff|
|IS&T Internal||Internal articles used by HD. Will move to a public space when appropriate.||IS&T staff||Subset of IS&T staff|
|Reference Guide||A place for structured documentation sets.||World Readable||RG Editors|
|Structured Escalations||Help Staff information gathering and escalation procedures||IS&T and Partner Help Staff||SE Editors|
|Glossary||A glossary entry in the IT glossary of terms||World readable||IS&T Staff|
|Archive||Where outdated content goes.||Logged in users||Knowledge Base authors|
Viewing and editing restrictions shown above a accurate but generalized to give you a sense of who has access to what. Precise access is driven by membership in knowledge base groups.