Org & User Overview

Note: This overview covers ongoing management of Kentik settings for existing customers. New/trial Kentik customers should refer to the initial "Setup Tasks" covered in Setup Overview).

Organization-wide and user-specific settings for the Kentik portal are covered in the following topics:

- For information on settings accessed via the portal's Settings page, see Setup Overview.
- For information on initial setup procedures, please refer to Setup Overview.


Organization Settings

The Organization Settings menu shows your organization’s name and Kentik Company ID (CID) at top, followed by links to a variety of pages where you can — depending on your assigned roles and permissions — view or edit company-wide settings.

The following settings pages may be accessed via this menu:

  • Licenses: The Licenses page is your source for information about your Kentik licenses (referred to as "plans" in earlier versions of Kentik), which each represent a level of service specified in an agreement between you and Kentik. Values are displayed for attributes such as maximum flows per second (FPS), BGP data, and data retention period. Licenses are configured by Kentik and are not editable by customers.
  • Manage Users: Add, remove, or manage settings for your organization’s users. See Manage Users.
  • Manage RBAC Roles: View, add, remove, or edit settings for your organization’s RBAC roles. See Kentik RBAC.
    Note: Administrators and Super Administrators (see Kentik-managed Roles) determine which other users in their organization can access the Manage RBAC Roles page.
  • Authentication & SSO (Super Administrator users only): Access your organization’s password expiration and single Sign-on (SSO) settings. See Authentication & SSO.
  • Audit Log (Administrator users only): Access your organization’s Audit Log to view the list of changes made in your Kentik environment and who made them.
  • Access Control: Set your organization’s Access Control to prevent unauthorized access to Kentik.
  • Credentials Vault: Securely store your multi-field credentials in a central location to easily use them throughout the portal. See Credentials Vault.
  • Public Shares: Your organization’s Kentik-generated views shared with people (internal and external to the organization) who aren’t Kentik users. See Public Share Link.
    Note: In the menu, the number displayed to the right of Public Shares is the number of public shares currently active for your organization.
  • Report Subscriptions: View and manage your organization’s Subscriptions.
    Note: In the menu, the number displayed to the right of Report Subscriptions is the number of subscriptions your organization is currently using.
  • Custom DNS: This link brings you to the Custom DNS Page, where you can run a Verify Reverse DNS Lookup. See About Custom DNS.

User Menu

The User menu shows your full name, email (as defined in your User Profile), and Kentik user ID (UID) at top, followed by links to user-specific portal settings.

The following user-specific settings and controls are accessible from the User menu:

  • User Profile: Your Kentik User Profile page is where you can set your portal preferences for layout, display, notifications, landing page, time zone, and theme. You can also reset your password and manage two-factor authentication and API tokens.
  • Authentication: Takes you directly to the Authentication Settings of your User Profile where you can reset your password or manage your API token and two-factor authentication settings.
  • Recent Exports: Displays recent PDF, CSV, or PNG exports (Actions » Export) requested from the Kentik portal.
  • Theme: Choose Auto (OS), Light, or Dark as your User-specific Theme.
  • Visualization Color Settings: Takes you directly to the Visualizations Settings of your User Profile, where you can set color schemes for your portal visualizations.
  • UI Layout Preferences: Opens the Layout Preferences page where you can specify how you’d like drawers and docks to display in the portal.
  • Return to Kentik v3: Access Kentik’s v3 portal.
  • Log Out: Log out of your session on the Kentik portal.
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