Setting CloudCTF Start and End Times¶
This KB article will step you through the process of setting start and end times for your CloudCTF environment. If you have not yet created a CloudCTF environment, please see the article titled Creating a CloudCTF Environment and the section titled Launching a CloudCTF Environment for more information.
What are Start and End Times in CloudCTF?¶
CTF Admins have the ability to set start and end times in their CloudCTF environments to control the lifespan of their competitions. The settings for this feature can be found in the ADMINS panel of your CloudCTF environment. Please see the section titled CloudCTF Roles for more information on CloudCTF roles.
How to Set Start and End Times¶
1. Login to the Exercise Area¶
Login to the Virginia Cyber Range Exercise Area. Please see the article titled How to Login to the Cyber Range for login assistance.
2. Launch Your CloudCTF Environment¶
Launch your CloudCTF environment. Please see the section titled Launching Your CloudCTF Environment for assistance. If you do not have a CloudCTF environment, please see the article titled Creating a CloudCTF Environment to get started.
3. Navigate to the ADMINS Panel¶
Once you have successfully entered your CloudCTF environment, please navigate to the ADMINS panel as shown in the image below.
4. Click on the Settings Tab of The Admins Panel¶
Next, please click on the Settings tab of the Admins panel.
5. Open the Date Picker Window¶
You will then need to click on the first date picker field to open a window that will allow you to choose your CloudCTF start time.
6. Select Start Date¶
Please select the month, year, and day to start your CTF.
7. Select Start Time¶
After selecting your start day, please choose the hour to start your CTF and then click Confirm.
8. Choose End Time¶
Once you have selected a start time, please repeat the process for selecting an end time by clicking on the date picker field as shown in the image below.
9. Save Your Chosen Start/End Times¶
To save your CloudCTF start and end times, please click on Confirm as shown in the image below.
After clicking on Confirm, your CTF start and end times will be saved.
More Information About CloudCTF¶
For more information about the features CloudCTF has to offer, please see the article titled CloudCTF Overview.
Have a Question? Contact Support¶
If you experience any issues starting or viewing CloudCTF in your web browser, please see the article titled Can't Launch CloudCTF for helpful tips on resolving the matter.
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