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Video Series: CloudCTF Tutorials

These videos will walk through the processes required to provision, configure, and administer a CloudCTF competition.

Provisioning

In this video we cover how to provision and enter a CloudCTF environment.

If you are a Virginia public school instructor and you haven't yet created a course, please see the article titled Getting an Instructor Account and Creating Your First Course.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Provisioning Transcript.

Add Users via Email Invitation

In this video we cover how to add users to a CloudCTF competition via email invitation.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Add Users Email Transcript.

Add Users via Public Registration

In this video we cover how to add users to a CloudCTF competition via public registration. For a written article covering this topic, please see the section titled How to Setup a Public CTF Competition.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Add Users Via Public Registration Transcript.

Team Management

In this video we cover how to manage teams within a CloudCTF competition. For some additional information on managing teams please see the article titled Team Management.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Team Management Transcript.

Enabling Team Play

In this video we cover how to enable team play. This will allow your students to form their own teams for a CloudCTF competition. For more information on team play in CloudCTF please see the section titled Allowing Players to Play Solo, Join a Team, or Create a Team.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Enabling Team Play Transcript.

Challenge Components

In this video, we cover all of the components that make up a challenge in a CloudCTF environment. If you would like more information on challenge components, please see the article titled Creating Challenges from Scratch

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Challenge Components Transcript.

Challenge Library

In this video we cover how to navigate the challenge library in CloudCTF competitions. For more information, please see the articles titled Saving Custom Challenges to the Challenge Library and Promote a Challenge to Your Personal Challenge Library.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Challenge Library Transcript.

Solving Challenges

In this video we cover how students solve challenges in CloudCTF. For additional instructions on solving challenges, please see the article titled How to Solve a Challenge in CloudCTF.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Solving Challenges Transcript.

Scoreboard and Adjustments

In this video we cover how to manage the scoreboard in CloudCTF. We explain how to view the scoreboard as well as how to make manual score adjustments when necessary. For some more information on manual score adjustments, please see the section titled How to Solve a Challenge for a Team.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Scoreboard Transcript.

CTF Customizations

In this video we cover how to make some customizations to a CloudCTF competition. We will primarily cover how to change the timeframe and the theme in CloudCTF. If you would like additional information about these topics please see the articles titled Setting Start and End Times and Changing CTF Themes.

A text transcript of this video can be accessed by navigating to the Customizations Transcript.