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Using the CMS to Work with Knowledge Bases

Overview

After logging in, you can use the Genesys Knowledge Center CMS to:

Logging Into the CMS

Prerequisites

  • A user with Knowledge Server CMS privileges has been created in Config Server.


Start

Enter your user name and password and press the Log In button.

GKC CMS LOGINCLOUD.png


End

Working with Knowledge Bases

Creating a New Knowledge Base

Prerequisites

  • Knowledge.CMS.Administrator privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Click the + sign on the main page.
    Gkc add kbase.png
  2. The Create Knowledge Base window appears.

    On the General tab:

    • Enter the unique knowledge base ID (the ID should consist only of numbers, Latin letters and underscores, with a maximum length of 50 characters).
    • Enter knowledge base name (maximum length of 50 characters).
    • If you want to, you can also change the default icon assigned to the knowledge base.
    CreateKnowledgeBase CLOUD.png
  3. To add custom fields, navigate to the Custom Fields tab and perform the following actions for each custom field:
    • Press the Add button.
    • Enter the unique name of the field (the name should consist only of numbers, Latin letters and underscores, with a maximum length of 50 characters).
    • Choose the field type.
    • Enter a default value, if you would like the field to have one.
    • Press the Confirm button.
    CreateKnowledgeBase CustomFields01CLOUD.png
  4. To add supported languages to Knowledge Base:
    • Click the Languages tab.
    • Move appropriate languages to the Selected languages list.
    • Select Default language from the list.
    • Click the Confirm button.
      CreateKnowledgeBase LanguagesCLOUD.png
      Important
      For information about automatic synchronization, please see Setting up automatic synchronization
  5. Your knowledge base has been created.
  6. Gkc new kbase.png

End

Deleting a Knowledge Base

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Administrator privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Delete and confirm the action in the dialog box.
  3. CMS DeletingKB01.png

End

Editing a Knowledge Base Definition

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Administrator privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. The Edit Knowledge Base window appears.
    Cms editkbase.png
  4. Press Confirm to save your changes.

End

Defining Knowledge Base Availability

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. The Edit Knowledge Base window appears.
  4. Click the Access tab.
  5. Select whether you would like knowledge base to be available for all of your agents or for only the agents that have one of the specified skills.
    CMS Access01.png
  6. Press Confirm to save your changes.

End

Importing Initial Documents

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author or Knowledge.CMS.Category.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Import data.
  3. Browse to the appropriate XML file.
    Gkc cms kb import.png
  4. Click Import; your data be will imported into the CMS.

End

Notify Knowledge Center Server about new Knowledge Base

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Export config.
  3. The confirmation window appears asking you to confirm that you would like send the information about knowledge base to the Knowledge Center server.
    CMS ExportKBConfig01.png
  4. Click the Export button.
    Important
    Content of the knowledge base will not be sent to the knowledge center server at this step. The CMS will only notify Knowledge Center Server about the existence of the knowledge, its name, id, supported languages, custom fields and access policy. You can view and edit sent information in the Administrator Plugin.

End

Working with Categories

Creating a New Category

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Category.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.
  • No category has been selected.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Categories.
    CMS SelectingCategories01.png
  3. Press the Create button.
  4. The Create Category window appears.
  5. Enter your category name.
    Category01.png
  6. Save your changes or cancel them, using the appropriate buttons.

End

Viewing or Modifying a Category

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The category has already been created.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Category.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Categories.
  3. Choose your category from the list and click the Edit button or double-click on the appropriate row.
  4. The Edit Category window appears.
    Category02.png
  5. View or browse through the category changes history (using the drop-down with versions) or make changes in the category name.
  6. Save your changes or cancel them, using the appropriate buttons.
  7. Every time you make a change, a new version of the category will be created and the new version of the formerly approved category will be given a state of not approved.

End

Deleting Categories

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The category has already been created.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Category.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.
  • A connection to Genesys Knowledge Center is available.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Categories.
  3. Select one or more categories from the list.
    CMS SelectingCategories02.png
  4. Press the Delete button.
    Gkc cms delete categories.png
  5. Confirm your action in the pop-up.

End

Approving Categories

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The categories have already been created.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Approver privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Categories.
  3. Choose one or more categories from the list.
  4. Click the Approve button.
    Category03.png
  5. Confirm your action in the pop-up.

End

Working with Documents

Creating a Document

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The appropriate categories have been created.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.
Important
The maximum size of attachments is 20MB.

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Documents; a list of documents appears.
    Documents01.png
  3. Click the Create button; the Create Document window appears.
    Documents02.png
  4. Fill in the QNA tab by adding Question and Answer (required) and alternative wordings of the question (by pressing the + sign in the Alternative questions field).
  5. Fill in the Categories tab by selecting the appropriate categories from the list on the left and moving them to the right.
    Documents04.png
  6. Fill in the desired Custom fields values.
    Documents05.png
  7. Add Attachments by pressing the Add button and then the Upload button. To remove attachments, press the Remove button.
    Documents03.png
    Important
    Maximum file size: 20 MB.
  8. Fill in the Other tab, as needed.
    Documents06.png
  9. Save your changes or cancel them, using the appropriate buttons.

End

Viewing or Modifying a Document

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The appropriate categories have been created.
  • The Document has already been created.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Documents; a list of documents appears.
    CMS EditDocuments01.png
  3. Choose a Document from the list and double-click the appropriate row.
  4. View or browse through the category changes history (using the drop-down with versions), or make changes in the editor.
    CMS EditDocuments02.png
  5. Save your changes or cancel them, using the appropriate buttons.
  6. Every time you make a change, a new version of the document will be created and the new version of the formerly approved document will be given a state of not approved.
    CMS EditDocuments03.png

End

Deleting a Document

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The Document has already been created.
  • A connection to Genesys Knowledge Center is available.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.
Important
You cannot delete a document from the knowledge base on the CMS if Genesys Knowledge Center Server does not contain a knowledge base with the same name.

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Documents.
  3. Select one or more Documents from the list.
  4. Click the Delete button.
  5. Confirm your action in the pop-up.
    Gkc cms docs delete.png

End

Approving Documents

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The Document has already been created.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Approver privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Documents.
  3. Select one or more Documents from the list.
  4. Click the Approve button.
    Gkc cms docs approve.png
  5. Confirm your action in the pop-up.

End

Working with Multilingual Content

To review Knowledge Base content in different languages, simply select the appropriate language from the list located in the toolbar and the language selection displays a list of documents or categories in the selected language. If a document was not defined in the selected language, but was defined in another language, it is then grayed out.

Creating a new language version of an existing document

Start

  1. Select appropriate language and the grayed out document name.
    Language01.png
  2. Double click the document to edit.
  3. Update appropriate fields.
  4. Save changes.
Important
The same procedure is applicable to categories.

End

Exporting Knowledge base to Knowledge Center Server

Exporting selected documents

Important
Only approved documents and categories will be exported to the Knowledge Center Server.

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • The categories have already been created and approved.
  • Your Documents have been created and approved.
  • A connection to Genesys Knowledge Center is available.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Approver privileges have been assigned to the user.
  • Knowledge.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Documents.
  3. Click the Export button; the Export documents window appears.
  4. Choose the desired export mode in the pop-up and click Export; all approved documents from the CMS will be exported into Genesys Knowledge Center Server.
    Gkc cms doc export.png

End

Setting up automatic synchronization

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Edit.
  3. The Edit Knowledge Base window appears.
  4. Click the Synchronization tab.
  5. Check the Turn on synchronization box.
  6. Choose the following options:
    • attachment synchronization type
    • list of languages to be synchronized
    • set date and time when synchronization will start
    • set scheduling:
      • One time - to synchronize once
      • Daily - to synchronize every N hours
      • Weekly - to synchronize on the defined days of weeek
      • Monthly - to synchronize on defined days of month
    Synchronization01.png
  7. Press Confirm to save your changes.

End

Synchronizing recent changes

Prerequisites

  • A connection to the Knowledge Base must be available
  • Knowledge.CMS.Approver privileges have been assigned to the user.

Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Modifications from the side menu to see a list of documents that have been modified since the last synchronization.
  3. Click the Synchronize button.
    Synchronization02.png
  4. From the confirmation dialogue box, select the languages you wish to synchronize and click Synchronize.
    Synchronization03.png

    When the synchronization process completes, the list of modifications is then updated.

End

Working with Customer Feedback

Processing a "No answer" Item

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • A connection to Genesys Knowledge Center is available.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.
  • Knowledge.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Feedback.
  3. Choose the No answer tab.
    CMS NoAnswer01.png
  4. Choose one or more items from the list.
  5. Process each item:
    • Search for similar existing questions using the Search button.
      Gkc cms similar questions.png
    • Click the Create document button and create a new document based on the No answer item.
      Documents02.png
    • Delete unnecessary items using the Delete button.

End

Processing Positive Votes

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • A connection to Genesys Knowledge Center is available.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Feedback.
  3. Choose the Positive votes tab.
    CMS PositiveVotes01.png
  4. Choose one or more items from the list.
  5. Process each item:
    • Add a search query as an alternative question for the upvoted document using the Add as alternative button.
      AlternateQuestion01.png
    • Delete appropriate items using the Delete button.

End

Processing Negative Votes

Prerequisites

  • The knowledge base has been defined in the CMS.
  • A connection to Genesys Knowledge Center is available.
  • Knowledge.CMS.Document.Author privileges have been assigned to the user.


Start

  1. Move your mouse over the appropriate knowledge base icon on the main page.
  2. Click Feedback.
  3. Choose the Negative votes tab.
    CMS NegativeVotes01.png
  4. Choose one or more items from the list.
  5. Process each item:
    • Review or edit downvoted documents using the Edit document button.
    • Create new documents using the Create document button.
    • Delete appropriate items using the Delete button.
    • View submitted vote (including the comment that the agent or customer provided) by using the View button or double-clicking on the line.

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