Your summary and starting place
After signing-in, you will be taken to the Dashboard page. The dashboard provides an overview of your organization along with deep-links to respective areas of the app.
Dashboard view

Dashboard items

1 - Name icon

You can use this button for the following features
  • Profile
    • Edit your user profile:
  • Change notifications settings:
  • Reset password:
  • Toggle between dark and light themes
  • Sign out of the tool

2 - Settings icon

Settings button houses the following features:
  • Credentials - You can view, add, edit, disable, view logs and delete credentials for your org.
  • Single Sign-on - Enables you to configure SSO for your organization
  • Organization - View or Edit your organization settings.
  • API Keys - add and manage you configure8 API Keys.

3 - Help icon

Information button provides easy access to the documentation and support features.
  • Help Center - Get to the documentation pages easily
  • Support Request - Open a support ticket
information pages

4 - Notification icon

Notifications about discovery jobs, scorecard evaluation and Self-Serve Actions runs are displayed here:
Global Search across all aspects of data like services, environments, applications, resources, persons, etc.

6 - Self-Serve Actions

Create and run Self-Serve Actions and see the results:

7 - People

Manage users and teams in the people menu.

8 - Scorecards

Manage your scorecards.

9 - Catalog

Access your services, environment, application and cloud resources:
  • Services - View, create, edit, visualize services. A service can be a standard service associated with a repository, or a service that is associated to an external entity with no repository. You can also add plug-ins to the services, view CI/CD options, dependencies, environments, documentation, owners, etc to the services for a single glass pane view.
  • Environments - View, edit, map, visualize environments to various cloud resources as well as services.
  • Applications - Group your services into an application. You can create, edit, add services, visualize your applications as well as deep link into your service configurations.
  • Cloud resources - Visualize all cloud resources discovered via our cloud providers plugins.

10 - Stats

View the stats on your organization as well deep link to the respective areas of your organization within the configure8 app.
dashboard stats
  • Applications - Number of applications in your org
  • Services - Number of services in your org
  • Environments - Number of environments in your org
  • Resources - Number of cloud resources in your org
  • Credentials - Number of credentials in your org
  • Users - Number of users in your org

11 - Create Something New

Shortcuts to your frequently used features
  • Connect a Cloud Provider - Shortcut to creating a cloud credential and associating your cloud account.
  • Connect a Source Control Provider - Shortcut to creating a repository credential and associating your source control provider account.
  • Map your First Service - Shortcut to creating a service and connecting all relevant information about your service.
  • Associate Cloud Resources to Your Service - Shortcut to mapping your cloud resources to a service environment.
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