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 your keysets, apps to which they're connected, and usage metrics for your apps from the last 24 hours. Make sure to check out the Resources section that provides you links to useful information like PubNub's documentation, support pages with best practices, or developer resources.


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

Tab nameDescription
AppsCreate new apps and view existing ones.
KeysetsThe keysets section is split into two tabs.

  • On the Configuration tab, you can configure the features offered by PubNub, like Message Persistence, Presence, or Access Manager. You are automatically redirected to this section after choosing an app and a keyset associated with this app.
  • On the Get Started tab, you can choose one of the popular frameworks and view its documentation. It's also the first section you see after your log in to Admin Portal.
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.
InsightsRefine your strategy with ready-to-use metrics and analytics from PubNub data.
Debug consoleDebug your application with clients created directly in the browser.

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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