Confluent Cloud Console Basics¶
The Confluent Cloud Console enables you to view your environments and associated clusters, account billing information and more. This topic describes some common tasks you can complete in the Cloud Console, such as adding and deleting Apache Kafka® clusters, changing your password, creating and viewing API keys, viewing billing information, and where to access Confluent Cloud resource limits .
If you are using Confluent Cloud Enterprise and need to add or delete clusters, contact your account representative.
Monitor cluster activity¶
You can monitor cluster activity and usage from the Clusters page within each of your environments. To view the page, log in to Confluent Cloud, choose an environment the Clusters page displays.
To configure Control Center to monitor your Confluent Cloud clusters, see Connecting Control Center to Confluent Cloud.
View and change cluster settings¶
You can view and edit cluster properties in the General tab of the Cluster Settings page. You can view the cloud type, provider, region, and zone availability details, and delete a cluster from the General tab.
Hover on the Cluster ID or Bootstrap server properties to access a Copy to clipboard button for your convenience. Paste these details when you are configuring, running commands, or troubleshooting your cluster.
Change a cluster name¶
On the the Cluster settings page, you can edit the cluster name and view the provider, region, zone, availability, and other details. You may be able to change the cluster type, depending on what type it currently is. For example, you can upgrade from a Basic to Standard cluster.
Dedicated cluster names currently cannot be changed.
On the Cluster settings page, make sure the General tab is selected, and click the Edit icon.
Edit the cluster name in Cluster name field and click Save changes.
Delete a cluster¶
The Cluster settings page enables you to delete a cluster.
Applicable to Confluent Cloud only. If you’re using Confluent Cloud Enterprise, contact your account representative.
From the Cluster settings, make sure the General tab is selected, and click Delete cluster.
You are prompted to confirm the deletion.
Create keys for a cluster¶
To can create and delete API keys, navigate to Data Integration, and choose API keys. Select a key to edit its description. For more information, see Resource-specific API keys for Kafka, Schema Registry, or ksqlDB.
Access Confluent Cloud CLI and support¶
Access instructions to install and use the Confluent Cloud CLI, and access Confluent support and tools from options located at the bottom of the navigation menu.
Install the CLI¶
Choose CLI and tools, located at the bottom of the navigation menu. Select the CCloud CLI tab for step-by-step instructions to install and access the environment with the Confluent Cloud CLI . For more information about how to install and use the Confluent Cloud CLI, see CLI.
Access account and billing information¶
The Administration menu in the upper right enables you to access account and billing information, and create API access keys for the cloud account.
Change your password¶
From the Administration menu, click Settings > Reset password.
An email will be sent to the email address associated with the account to reset your password.
View organization bill and ID¶
From the Administration menu, click Billing & payment. The Billing page shows current accrued charges by selected environment and time period (year and month).
Click the Payment details & contacts tab to obtain your Cloud Organization ID, edit your billing information, add an address for tax purposes, or claim a Promo Code.
For more information, see the billing page.