The CloudBlue Connect platform enables you to brand (white-label) various aspects of the graphical user interface, as it displayed in the example below:
Brand A features the blue color scheme and the CloudBlue logo on the sign-in screen and navigation menu.
Brand B features black color scheme and custom logo on the sign-in screen and navigation menu. These brands also include other differences that are described below.
The following article covers all elements that are available for the user interface configuration. Note that your portal branding can only be configured by the Connect staff only. In addition, branding doesn’t represent a module on the Connect platform. However, branding attributes directly affect the interface appearance, logos, domains, and more.
Therefore, this article introduces all data that should be provided to your account manager and that is necessary for the portals branding configuration.
The CloudBlue Connect user interface allows customizing the Vendor, Distributor and Reseller Portals, activation screens, and other various forms or URLs. All available branding attributes that can be changed are schematically illustrated and described below:
|1||Favicon||Website (URL, bookmark) icon|
|2||Main color||Main color that is used on Connect; e.g., color of navigation panel, sign-in screen, etc.|
|3||Logo||Distributor logo that is shown on the Distributor, Reseller and Vendor Portals|
|4||Name||Portal name that can also be customized|
|5||Domain||Edit domain names for the Connect portal, activation form interface and API endpoint|
|6||Sign Up URL||Customizable link that allows Vendors and Resellers to register new accounts|
The Connect platform automatically sends emails and notifications to different actors. For example, once Vendors receive a new request, the system sends them a notification. Distributors can customize the following aspects for it’s brand:
|7||Company||Company name that represents the email notification sender|
|8||Footer||Your specified disclaimer or any other text for the notification footer|
|9||Address||Customizable email address of the sender|
The system can prompt new users to accept your specified agreement before these users are enrolled to Connect. Provided user agreement should be accepted once a new Vendor or Reseller account is generated or in case a new user is invited to created account. Therefore, users are required to provide contact information and accept the agreement that can be referenced from an external source.
Note that specifying your user agreement is an optional procedure. The system will not display this agreement in case it is not provided.
|10||User Agreement||A link that redirects to your specified user agreement|
Connect users interact with the platform via the following access points:
Each of these access points are protected by using SSL certificates. Therefore, in order to issue a CSR (Certificate Signing Request) the system requires to provide the following information:
|12||Organizational Unit||Acme Cloud|
Contact your Technical Account manager and provide your brand attributes that are summarized in the following table:
|4||Name||Acme Cloud Portal|
|5||Domains||– Connect Portal: portal.connect.acme.com|
– Activate UI: activate.connect.domain.com
– Fulfillment API: api.connect.acme.com
|6||Sign UP URL||https://acme.com/connect/signup|
|8||Footer||“This email may contain material that is confidential, and proprietary to Acme Inc, for the sole use of the intended recipient. If you are not the intended recipient, please contact the sender and delete all copies.”|
|11||Organization for CSR||Acme Inc|
|12||Organizational Unit for CSR||Acme Cloud|
|13||Country for CSR||US|
|14||State for CSR||California|
|15||Locality for CSR||Irvine|
|16||Email Address for CSRemail@example.com|