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Updated date: 10 April 2017
To start, it is important to understand that there are no perfect categories. The main objective of an adequate categorization system is to represent a clear comprehension of user reported problematic. This approach favours a better comprehension of the IT infrastructure use when the time comes to...
Updated date: 15 November 2018
The subject of a request is an important element, as it is often the basic information that is visible in a list. By default, Octopus subjects take the name of the request, but there are two options that help to automatically get more specific subjects: The alternate subject Uses...
Updated date: 14 November 2018
From the 4.2.230 version it is possible to activate two new modes on the Web Portal. The modern mode includes the tiles and the colours. Activating the modern mode requires some modification and preparation, but above all, it implicates all the teams that are visible on the Web...
Updated date: 8 November 2018
Octopus can connect to your centralized authentication system (Single Sign-On) to facilitate the access to the application. (Note that this authentication is only available to the hosted customers) Unique authentication can be used independently for the following components:
Updated date: 16 October 2018
The "task" concept is applied in Octopus for service requests, changes and problems. Tasks are created to reflect the execution process ("workflow") of a service request, the steps for preparing and implementing a change and the tasks involved in analyzing a problem; in all cases, they can be...
Updated date: 28 August 2018
On startup, Octopus comme pre-loaded with different templates. However, some settings are specific to your organization and need to be configured before you can use the system in an efficient way. To ease the transition, we invite you to consider, in order, the following advices.
Updated date: 1 May 2018
We can make basic customizations to your Web portal (add your logo, rename center services, etc.). These basic changes are free of charge.
Updated date: 30 April 2017
The multiteam collaboration has been created to improve the work between teams and facilitate the delivery of requests with a common goal. The multiteam simplifies the creation of requests with the possibility to share tasks that affect multiple services in the company.  Hence the multiteam...
Updated date: 20 February 2018
There are several authentication modes to access the Octopus Web Portal. The different authentication modes are described in the sections below.
Updated date: 17 October 2018
It is possible to integrate and track all the changes implying the IT Department in an efficient and centralised manner by using the Octopus Changes module. This article describes the functional use of the module. 

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