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==Reading==  
==Reading==  
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Cisco DocWiki is public. Anyone may read anything on DocWiki, without logging in.
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Cisco DocWiki is public. Anyone may read or rate articles on DocWiki, without logging in. You can also use the history tab to see what changes have been made from a previous revision.
==Contributing==
==Contributing==
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If you want to comment on or contribute to Cisco DocWiki, you must first log in. To get a login, you must register with Cisco.com.  Note that “guest” account credentials are insufficient as a DocWiki login.
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If you want to comment on or contribute to Cisco DocWiki, you must first log in. To get login credentials, you must [http://tools.cisco.com/RPF/register/register.do register with Cisco.com].  Note that you cannot log in to DocWiki with Cisco.com "guest" account credentials.
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All contributors accept the DocWiki [[DocWiki:General_disclaimer|Terms of Use]]. All contributors must observe the DocWiki Policies and Guidelines.  
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All contributors accept the DocWiki [[DocWiki:General_disclaimer|Terms of Use]]. All contributors must observe the DocWiki Policies and Guidelines listed below.  
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DocWiki is based on the MediaWiki software platform. It shares a common markup language with many other wikis that use the same software, including Wikipedia. For help on using the software, see [DocWiki:Help:Editing].
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DocWiki is based on the MediaWiki software platform. Many other wikis, such as Wikipedia, use the same software. If you are new to the MediaWiki platform and need help using it, see the [http://www.mediawiki.org/wiki/Help:Contents MediaWiki Documentation].  DocWiki also provides the ability to rate articles and to Leave a Comment. In addition, [http://www.mediawikiwidgets.org/Iframe iFrames] can be used to display content on DocWiki pages from other externally published sources.
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For basic editing, see also the "cheat sheet" at [[Cisco Unified MeetingPlace, Release 6.x -- How to Use This Wiki for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Information|How to Use This Wiki for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Information]].  This content was developed for the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace content, but much of it is applicable to any content on this wiki.  
==Policies and Guidelines==
==Policies and Guidelines==
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DocWiki content is intended to be complete, accurate, and useful. To help ensure your contributions meet those standards, please observe the following policies and guidelines:
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DocWiki content is intended to be complete, accurate, useful, and safe. To help ensure that your contributions meet these standards, please observe the following policies and guidelines:
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# [[DocWiki:Style|Style]] describes the style guidelines for content on DocWiki.
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# [[DocWiki:Scope|Scope]] summarizes the types of content and contributions that are appropriate for inclusion on DocWiki.
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# [[DocWiki:Etiquette|Etiquette]] explains what Cisco considers acceptable comments and content contributions. 
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# [[DocWiki:Categories|Categories]] describes the guidelines for creating categories for your content.
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# [[DocWiki:No Promotion|No Promotion]] details the requirement that DocWiki not be used to promote products or services, Cisco's or otherwise.
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# [[DocWiki:No Proprietary Information|No Proprietary Information]] describes the requirements that DocWiki contain only public information and sanitized examples.
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# [[DocWiki:Vulnerabilities|Vulnerabilities]] outlines DocWiki policies with respect to publishing information about product security vulnerabilities.
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# [[DocWiki:Content Arbitration|Content Arbitration]] describes the method for resolving content disputes.
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Cisco reserves the right to alter or delete contributions that do not respect these policies and guidelines. Contributors who violate them consistently may be banned from further contribution.
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# [[DocWiki:Article Titling]] describes the style and format for article titles, to help users find articles and avoid collisions between article names.
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==Feedback==
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# [[DocWiki:Content Arbitration]] describes the method for resolving content disputes.
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# [[DocWiki:No Promotion]] details the requirement that DocWiki not be used to promote products or services, Cisco's or otherwise.
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# [[DocWiki:No Proprietary Information]] describes the requirements that DocWiki contain only public information, and for sanitization of examples.
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# [[DocWiki:Scope]] summarizes the types of content that are appropriate for inclusion on DocWiki.
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# [[DocWiki:Style]] describes the style and formatting guidelines for content on DocWiki
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# [[DocWiki:Vulnerabilities]] outlines DocWiki policies with respect to publishing information on product security vulnerabilities.
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Cisco reserves to right to alter or delete contributions that do not respect these policies and guidelines. Contributors who violate them consistently may be banned from further contribution.
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We welcome your comments and constructive criticisms about DocWiki. Please address them to [mailto:docwiki-support@cisco.com docwiki-support@cisco.com].

Latest revision as of 17:23, 13 February 2012

Welcome to Cisco DocWiki. This wiki lets Cisco users, customers, partners and employees improve Cisco product documentation by contributing their own suggestions, corrections, and new information directly. Feel free to contribute!

Contents

Reading

Cisco DocWiki is public. Anyone may read or rate articles on DocWiki, without logging in. You can also use the history tab to see what changes have been made from a previous revision.

Contributing

If you want to comment on or contribute to Cisco DocWiki, you must first log in. To get login credentials, you must register with Cisco.com. Note that you cannot log in to DocWiki with Cisco.com "guest" account credentials.

All contributors accept the DocWiki Terms of Use. All contributors must observe the DocWiki Policies and Guidelines listed below.

DocWiki is based on the MediaWiki software platform. Many other wikis, such as Wikipedia, use the same software. If you are new to the MediaWiki platform and need help using it, see the MediaWiki Documentation. DocWiki also provides the ability to rate articles and to Leave a Comment. In addition, iFrames can be used to display content on DocWiki pages from other externally published sources.

For basic editing, see also the "cheat sheet" at How to Use This Wiki for Cisco Unified MeetingPlace Information. This content was developed for the Cisco Unified MeetingPlace content, but much of it is applicable to any content on this wiki.

Policies and Guidelines

DocWiki content is intended to be complete, accurate, useful, and safe. To help ensure that your contributions meet these standards, please observe the following policies and guidelines:

  1. Style describes the style guidelines for content on DocWiki.
  2. Scope summarizes the types of content and contributions that are appropriate for inclusion on DocWiki.
  3. Etiquette explains what Cisco considers acceptable comments and content contributions.
  4. Categories describes the guidelines for creating categories for your content.
  5. No Promotion details the requirement that DocWiki not be used to promote products or services, Cisco's or otherwise.
  6. No Proprietary Information describes the requirements that DocWiki contain only public information and sanitized examples.
  7. Vulnerabilities outlines DocWiki policies with respect to publishing information about product security vulnerabilities.
  8. Content Arbitration describes the method for resolving content disputes.

Cisco reserves the right to alter or delete contributions that do not respect these policies and guidelines. Contributors who violate them consistently may be banned from further contribution.

Feedback

We welcome your comments and constructive criticisms about DocWiki. Please address them to docwiki-support@cisco.com.

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