The Admin Panel is a place where the Kubermatic administrators can manage the global settings that
impact all Kubermatic users directly. Admin rights can be granted from the admin panel itself and also from the kubectl by
spec.admin field of the user object to
$ kubectl get user -o=custom-columns=INTERNAL_NAME:.metadata.name,NAME:.spec.name,EMAIL:.spec.email,ADMIN:.spec.admin
$ kubectl edit user ...
After logging in to the dashboard as an administrator, you should be able to access the admin panel from the menu up
Global settings can also be modified from the command line with kubectl. It can be done by editing the
KubermaticSetting CRD. This resource has the following structure:
- icon: ""
- icon: ""
- icon: ""
It can be edited directly from the command line:
$ kubectl edit kubermaticsetting globalsettings
Note: Custom link
icon is not required and defaults will be used if field is not specified.
icon URL can
point to the images inside the container as well, i.e.
Manage Global Settings via UI
The below global settings are managed via UI:
Manage Custom Links
Control the way custom links are displayed in the Kubermatic Dashboard. Choose the place that suits you best, whether
it is a sidebar, footer or a help & support panel. Check out the Custom Links section for
Control Cluster Settings
Control number of initial Machine Deployment replicas, cluster deletion cleanup settings, availability of
Kubernetes Dashboard for user clusters and more. Check out the Cluster Settings section
for more details.
Manage Dynamic Datacenters
Use number of filtering options to find and control existing dynamic datacenters or simply create a new one.Check out the
Dynamic Datacenters section for more details.
Manage all Kubermatic Dashboard Administrator in a single place. Decide who should be granted or revoked an administrator
privileges. Check out the Administrators section for more details.
Prepare custom provider presets for a variety of use cases. Control which presets will be visible to the users down to
the per-provider level. Check out the Presets section for more details.
OPA Constraint Templates
Constraint Templates allow you to declare new Constraints. They are intended to work as a schema for Constraint parameters
and enforce their behavior. Check out the OPA Constraint Templates section for
Through the Backup Buckets settings you can enable and configure the new etcd backups per Seed. Check out the
Etcd Backup Settings section for more details.