1.2. User Interfaces

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There are two mechanisms available for interacting with OpenShift Enterprise: the Management Console graphical user interface and the command line interface (CLI), referred to as the client tools.

1.2.1. Management Console

The OpenShift Enterprise Management Console is a graphical interface accessed with a web browser. Consult your system administrator for details on accessing the Console. This guide assumes that the Console is installed at
The Management Console is best suited for:
  • Setting up, administering and managing accounts
  • Launching new applications
  • Managing and monitoring applications
The following screenshot shows the home page of the Management Console when you first log into your account. Each tab across the top navigation bar provides further functionality to help you manage your account, applications, and more.
Management Console

Figure 1.1. Management Console

The following table provides a brief description of the different pages and settings available in the Management Console.
  Page Description
Applications View and manage applications and cartridges. If there are no applications, you can create new applications from this page.
Settings View and manage SSH keys, domains, and account authorizations.
Help Access to KBase articles, community forums, tutorials, and other community resources. A wide variety of resources are available for diagnosing and resolving issues with your account or your applications.
My Account
View and manage account information. This page shows account details and account usage.
Note that the Management Console currently provides limited functionality. Therefore, most of the instructions in this guide are for the client tools. However, tasks that can be performed in the Management Console are highlighted accordingly in their respective sections.
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