After log-in to Oracle Portal:

  1. click Build tab
  2. under Oracle Instant Portal section:
    -enter desired name
    -click ‘Create’

This will build a fully-blown Portal, ready to modify and use. You should then create the users that would be able to log-in and use the Portal and set their rights.

Normally accesed via:

‘http://domainName: port/portal/’ or ‘ port/pls/portal’

This would take you to the Portal’s main acces page and would need to click the log-in link to enter the Portal (user can see/do depending on privileges set in user account.