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LiveZone – System Admin Info Sheet

LiveZone provides access to usage analytics and resources for teachers in one simple interface. The following provides the steps to configure and provide access for different user profiles.

NOTE: Further technical information, for all areas of the CyberHound Appliance, is available in the Help content area within the Appliance.

Web Interface

To activate the display options, access via sidebar navigation pane: Configuration > Web Interface

Choose the LiveZone Configuration section and click Configure.

NOTE: The default for LiveZone is set to disabled.

Enable & Customise

System Administrators can enable and customise the LiveZone view.

LiveZone Config

  1. Enable – Choose ‘yes’ to activate.
  2. Domain – Enter the domain that the user interface will be served on.
    • The default is set to http://live.localnetwork.zone and is accessible to those on the LAN.
    • VPN into school network option set-up is http://<sitekey>.safenetbox.bizfor clients off the LAN.
    • DNS – Create a custom (sub)-domain for access.
  3. Banner Redirect (Optional) – Enter an address for a redirect when a user clicks on the banner. This could be your website home page or another site that all users may visit. The default is http://cyberhound.com.
  4. Update – Click on ‘Update’ to save your changes.
  5. Customise Banner – To personalise the user interface, you can add your own logo. Click ‘Choose file’ to load your image (note image size is restricted to 220 x 48 pixels). If no custom banner is added the default is the CyberHound logo.
  6. Update – Click click on ‘Update’ to save your changes.

Create User Profiles

Profiles are created for user permissions to view and access LiveZone and determine what is available in the navigation side bar.

Options could be:
Teachers only – provides visibility to student’s activity
Students only – so students can monitor their own activity. Teachers could request a student open their portal to view a student’s data while in the classroom.

To add a new profile click ‘Add New Profile.’

 NOTE: Parent Profile and how to provide access to parents will be provided at a later date. This feature is NOT able to be configured now.

Teacher Profiles

The following options are available to configure a teacher profile.

If the teacher profile is going to be restricted to view only a select student group, create as many profiles as required to match the student cohort to the teacher responsibility. e.g. Senior Teacher profile or Junior Teacher profile. The Groups are determined by your Active Directory, which are synced with the CyberHound Appliance.

  1. Profile Name – Type’ in a name for the teacher profile.
  2. Groups Managed ‘Select’ the group that this profile applies to.
  3. View Type – Drop-down option available. When selecting ‘Teacher’, it will add more fields relevant to view individual student data and select the relevant Group the teacher is responsible for.
  4. User Control – Only available when ‘Teacher’ selected for View Type. Selecting YES allows the teacher to view the student status and quota and lets the user select a reporting period (Last Hour, Today and Yesterday).
  5. Groups Viewed ‘Tick’ the groups that the teacher can view. In the example above, as the profile is being created for Senior Teachers, they will need access to view senior student groups.
  6. Web Filtering Policy Not applicable for teacher profile. Needs to be set to NO for teachers. This feature is only used when a parent or guardian profile is created.
  7. Classroom Control – Provides access to the Classroom Control feature on the navigation sidebar menu when set to YES. If set to NO the icon will not be visible on the navigation sidebar menu.
  8. Certificate Installer – Provides access to the HTTPS inspection certificate installation page on the navigation sidebar menu when set to It will display whether the inspection cert is installed. User may self-install the cert at any time and text is customisable. Access via: Internet Auth > BYOD Certificate Installation  (see notes below for text customisation).
  9. Internet Usage – drop-down options to show Internet usage on site, off site or both. Off site is used for traffic not traversing the CyberHound Appliance gateway but via the RoamSafe Agent when installed on the device.
  10. Acceptable Use Policy – When this field has text added, the acceptable use policy icon will be visible on the navigation side bar menu. NOTE: You can create different usage policies for the different profiles. If the school has a policy unique for students and a different one for teachers, each can be added to the respective profiles.
  11. Update– to save changes click ‘update’.

NOTE:  You can only select a Group to be managed by a profile once.  An error message will display to advise the selected Group is already assigned to another profile.

Already Assigned Profile

Student Profiles

The student profile provides the individual with a view of their own activity subject to a valid Internet authentication session.

  1. Profile Name – Type’ in a name for the student profile.
  2. Groups Managed ‘Select’ the group that this profile applies to.
  3. View Type – Student View should be set to standard. Standard means a single user view, this allows the student to only see their own data usage.
  4. Classroom Control – Provides access to the Classroom Control feature on the navigation side bar menu when set to YES. If set to NO the icon will not be visible on the navigation sidebar menu.
  5. Certificate Installer – Provides access to the HTTPS inspection certificate page on the navigation sidebar menu when set to It will display whether the inspection cert is installed. User may self-install the cert at any time and text is customisable.  Access via: Internet Auth > BYOD Certificate Installation  (see brief notes below).
  6. Internet Usage– drop-down options to show Internet usage on site, off site or both. Off site is used for traffic not routed via the CyberHound Appliance but via the RoamSafe Agent when installed on the device.
  7. Acceptable Use Policy – When this field has text added or a link is inserted, the acceptable use policy icon will be visible on the navigation side bar menu. NOTE: You can create different usage policies for the different profiles. If the school has a policy unique for students and a different one for teachers, each can be added to the respective profiles.
  8. Update – to save changes click ‘update’.

BYOD Certificate Customisation

Access via: Internet Auth > BYOD Certificate Installation

BYOD Certificate Installation is the same for all users and the message that is added will be available for all profiles viewing the icon on the navigation side bar menu.

Further information for enabling BYOD Certificate installation checks, is available in the HELP, top right of screen, or contact our Support Team.

Access Permissions

All user profiles will be able to view the data in LiveZone without granting permissions. However permissions for creation of Classroom Control and adding Internet Quota will need to be provided to teachers. If a user is a member of multiple groups, then provide access permission to the first group in the list the user is a member of.

Access via: Users & Groups > Manage Groups. 

 

  1. Edit Edit and Select the relevant Group and click ‘[edit]’
  2. Classroom Control – select ‘Web Filtering Override’ to allow creation of lesson and to view the lessons the user has created.
  3. Internet Quotas – if you are using quotas and want the teacher to ‘top-up’ 200MB, then select ‘Add quota’ to the teachers permissions.
  4. Update – to save changes.

Find out more on LiveZone.

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