The user interface displays a predefined set of dashboard pages, each of which contains a set of widgets. The widgets are organized on each page to optimize the display of that page’s relevant data. The dashboard pages that you see depend on the user role you have.
Admin users can customize each page, including which widgets are shown and their position on the page. More details on how to do that can be found in the Customization section. More details about available built-in widgets can be found in the Widgets section.
Below are the default set of pages (templates) presented per Cloudify version and user role.
Cloudify Premium Manager
main-sys_admin template applies to
sys-admin users in all the tenants, and includes the following pages:
- Dashboard - An overview of the existing executions and system statistics.
- Cloudify Catalog - Contains Plugins Catalog showing available Cloudify plugins and Blueprints Catalog presenting blueprint examples.
- Local Blueprints - A list of all the blueprints which were uploaded to the current tenant and access to Cloudify Composer. From this page you can access the Blueprint drill-down page, by clicking on a specific blueprint.
- Site Management - A list of all sites created in the current tenant and possibility to manage the sites.
- Deployments - A list of all deployments created in the current tenant, and the statuses of their nodes. From this page you can access the Deployment drill-down page, by clicking on a specific deployment.
- Tenant Management - Users, User-Groups and Tenants Management.
- Admin Operations - Maintenance Mode switch, a view-only presentation of the system’s cluster status and Snapshots management.
- System Resources - Plugins, Secrets and Agents management.
- Logs - Events/Logs table with multiple filters.
main-default template applies to all non-admin users in all the tenants to which they have access, and includes the following pages:
- Cloudify Catalog
- Local Blueprints
- Site Management
- System Resources
The users permissions to perform actions in these pages depend on the roles they have on the tenant.
Cloudify Community Manager
community template includes the following pages:
- Cloudify Catalog
- Local Blueprints (without access to Cloudify Composer)
- System Resources
This section presents set of pages available for
These pages can also exist for non-admin users, but can have different set of widgets.
The Dashboard page is the landing page when you log into the Cloudify Management Console. Statistics By default, the page displays statistics about Cloudify Manager current usage, including the number of: blueprints deployments plugins node instances running executions on this Cloudify Manager. Actions You can also: upload a blueprint create a deployment upload a plugin go to Getting Started Walkthrough tour with single button click Overview An overview of the current and recent processes on the Cloudify Manager is provided by list of all the executions on the Cloudify manager.
The Cloudify Catalog page contains two widgets showing a catalog of available plugins and a catalog of blueprint examples. Plugins Catalog The Plugins Catalog widget presents list of Cloudify plugins. Blueprints Catalog The Blueprints Catalog widget presents working blueprint examples in a catalog view. There are 3 different groups of blueprint examples: VM - contains blueprints to create virtual machines in cloud solutions like AWS, GCP, Azure or OpenStack Kubernetes - contains blueprints to create Kubernetes clusters Orchestrator - contains blueprints which uses tools like CloudFormation or Terraform
The Local Blueprints page acts as the catalog of services (blueprints) that are available for use on this Cloudify Management Console. It provides a list of the blueprints uploaded to Cloudify and action buttons to upload, deploy and delete them. It also allows to open Cloudify Composer or edit specific blueprint in Cloudify Composer. Cloudify Composer is only available in Cloudify Premium Manager. For more information check documentation pages for widgets used in this page:
The default Deployments page displays the Deployments widget which provides a list of all deployments and enables you to create, update and delete deployments and execute workflows. You can list only deployments created basing on specific blueprint by selecting the blueprint from Resource Filter widget below Create Deployment button. In the same way, you can list only deployments assigned to the same site. For more information check documentation pages for widgets used in this page:
The default Site Management page displays the Sites widget which provides a list of all sites and enables you to create, update and delete sites.
The default Tenant Management page provides widgets to enable you to add users and user groups to a tenant, and to add a user to a non-LDAP user group. In case of LDAP user groups, users are not managed through Cloudify, but in the LDAP management system. Additional information about security related to users and tenants is available on the Security page. Tenant management actions are only visible and available to admin users.
The page contains Maintenance Mode activation button, Cluster Status widget and Snapshots widget. You can access the Admin Operations page only if you are an admin user. For more information check documentation pages for widgets used in this page: Maintenance Mode activation button Cluster Status widget Snapshots widget
System Resources page displays Plugins, Secrets and Agents widgets. Plugins Plugins widget lists the plugins available to the current tenant. By default, plugins are tenant-specific, meaning that a blueprint on one tenant cannot access a plugin on a different tenant. You can also set a plugin as global or private when you upload it to the manager. Secrets Secret storage provides a tenant-wide variable store for data that you do not want to expose in plain text in Cloudify blueprints, such as login credentials for a platform.
The Logs page allows you to analyse events/logs produced by your deployments. Page contains Resource Filter and Events/Logs Filter widgets for filtering events/logs listed in Events/Logs widget. Filtering Resource Filter widget allows you to select specific execution for logs/events analysis. You can filter by blueprints and deployments to limit the list of executions. You can also filter by nodes and node instances to limit the list of events/logs. Events/Logs Filter widget allows you to reduce list of events/logs by specifying log levels, event types, keywords in messages and time range.