Admin Portal

Admin Portal allows you to set up, configure, and inspect your apps and features offered by PubNub using a graphical user interface.

Sign up

Before you can log in, you need to create your PubNub account.

How to log in

PubNub offers these login options:

  • Login & password provided during the account setup
  • Google SSO
  • Single Sign-On (SSO)

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After logging in, you are presented with the Admin Portal homepage. It gives you an overview of:

  • Quicklinks to PubNub features
  • Your keysets and apps to which they're connected
  • Usage data for your apps from the last 24 hours
  • Sneak peek into the Insights dashboards with your keyset metrics
  • Functions catalog with third-party integrations


You can switch between different sections using the left-hand side navigation.

Tab nameDescription
AppsCreate new apps and view existing ones.
KeysetsYou are automatically redirected to this section after choosing an app and a keyset associated with this app. This section lets you configure the features offered by PubNub, like Message Persistence, Presence, or Access Manager.
FunctionsCreate new functions or manage the already existing ones.
Events & ActionsCreate new or manage the existing Event Listeners and Actions.
Usage & MonitoringView metrics for your account in a given time range.
Debug consoleDebug your application with clients created directly in the browser.
InsightsRefine your strategy with ready-to-use metrics and analytics from PubNub data.
Usage & MonitoringCheck both billable and monitoring metrics.
BizOps WorkspaceManage users or channels, and moderate chat conversations.
IlluminateDefine custom real-time metrics, set up and deploy decision rules with conditions and actions, and visualize the aggregated data.

Account options

Click your avatar in the top-right corner of the screen to access your account options. For more information on account options, refer to the My Account documentation.

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