Manage projects and users

Manage projects and users

OpenStack administrators can create projects, and create accounts for new users using the OpenStack Dasboard. Projects own specific resources in your OpenStack environment. You can associate users with roles, projects, or both.

Add a new project

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Projects.

  3. Select the Create Project push button. The Create Project window will open.

  4. Enter the Project name and description. Leave the Domain ID field set at default.

  5. Click Create Project.

Note

Your new project will appear in the list of projects displayed under the Projects page of the dashboard. Projects are listed in alphabetical order, and you can check on the Project ID, Domain name, and status of the project in this section.

Delete a project

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Projects.

  3. Select the checkbox to the left of the project you would like to delete.

  4. Click on the Delete Projects push button.

Update a project

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Projects.

  3. Locate the project you wish to update, and under the Actions column click on the drop down arrow next to the Manage Members push button. The Update Project window will open.

  4. Update the name of the project, enable the project, or disable the project as needed.

Add a new user

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Users.

  3. Click Create User.

  4. Enter a Domain Name, the Username, and a password for the new user. Enter an email for the new user, and specify which Primary Project they belong to. Leave the Domain ID field set at default. You can also enter a decription for the new user.

  5. Click the Create User push button.

Note

The new user will then appear in the list of projects displayed under the Users page of the dashboard. You can check on the User Name, User ID, Domain name, and the User status in this section.

Delete a new user

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Users.

  3. Select the checkbox to the left of the user you would like to delete.

  4. Click on the Delete Users push button.

Update a user

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Users.

  3. Locate the User you would like to update, and select the Edit push button under the Actions column.

  4. Adjust the Domain Name, User Name, Description, Email, and Primary Project.

Enable or disable a user

  1. Log into the OpenStack Dashboard as the Admin user.

  2. Click on the Identity label on the left column, and click Users.

  3. Locate the User you would like to update, and select the arrow to the right of the Edit push button. This will open a drop down menu.

  4. Select Disable User.

Note

To reactivate a disabled user, select Enable User under the drop down menu.

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