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.
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.
How to Set Start and End Times¶
1. Login to the Exercise Area¶
Login to the Virginia Cyber Range Exercise Area. See How to Login to the Exercise Area for login assistance.
2. Launch Your CloudCTF Environment¶
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 go here.
If you encounter issues setting CloudCTF start and end times, please reach out to our Support Team for assistance.
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