Cloud Services


System configuration
Published On May 16, 2024 - 2:03 PM

System configuration

System configuration enables System Admins to customize Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications settings.
To access the System configuration page, follow these steps:
  1. From the Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications dashboard, click the Main menu on the left side.
  2. Select
  3. Select
    Global Settings
    , and click
    ; you will be redirected to the System configuration page.
Once in the
System configuration
page, you can perform the following actions:

Themes configuration

Development of personalized themes is a custom engagement developed by Kyndryl Engineering based on your requirements. This type of development requires an additional fee. If you want to create a custom theme, contact your Kyndryl Sales Representative.
The following applications are affected by the theme:
  • Enterprise Marketplace
  • Cost & Asset Management
  • The user interface
After the theme has been developed, it must be added as a choice by the Platform Admin and then selected by the System Admin.
Selecting a new theme
: The new theme changes the appearance of your branding experience.
Selecting a new themeThis feature allows you, as a System Admin, to change the appearance of your branding experience.
  • Brand name:
    replace the Kyndryl heading brand name with your own branding theme.
  • Theme:
    Select the desired pre-configured theme from the dropdown menu. These changes apply to the
    Portal Page
  • Logo:
    Browse your images and upload your own logo. File size: 1MB – File format: JPG or PNG.
A logo can be uploaded into an Enterprise Marketplace stand-alone installation through an API. For more information, contact your representative.
Visualization Options
  • Enable/disable dark mode:
    Toggle between the platform’s light and dark modes.
  • Enable/disable navigation bar dark mode:
    Toggle between the navigation bar’s light and dark modes.
  • Switch to classic view of the platform:
    Toggle button to revert to Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications classic theme with white-labeling enabled.
  • Enable/disable help slide-out:
    Hide or show the help icon on the top right side of the navigation bar.
  • Enable/disable hide contextual help links:
    Remove or show all contextual help links and display only the main help link.
  • Non-accessible links:
    Change the visibility of links under the platform consoles by removing sections that are not available.
to save your changes,
to abort your changes, or
Restore default
to revert to the default Kyndryl Modern Operations Applications theme.

API access

You can turn on and off API access from the System configuration page to manage internal, external, and hybrid authorization models.
Configuring API access for internal and external users
  • Go to the
    API access for users
    section and click the radio button beside the option that you want to select:
    • All
      : When All is selected, all users by default have API access with no change to access level in the role mapping.
    • None
      : When None is selected, all users have no API access. Users cannot view APIs or generate API keys. Individual users cannot be enabled or disabled.
    • Specific
      : When specific is selected:
      • Users can enable API access for individual users and cancel enablement.
      • By default, the system will disable API access for new portal users that are created.
      • API access can be enabled/disabled for a specific user at any time by System Admins, User Admins, and Technical System Admins.
      • When API access is disabled for a user, the API key should be revoked immediately, and a new API key cannot be generated for that user. Also, access to Swagger API documentation within the user interface will be disallowed.
      • If a user is made inactive, then API access is disabled automatically and API keys are revoked. The System Admin is notified that the API keys are being revoked.
      When authorization is set to
      , authorized users can enable or disable API access for individual users (when the configuration setting is set to enable API access for specific users).
Enabling and disabling access types
: This function provides you with the ability to enable or disable API access types. You can choose from the two access types that you want to enable:
bearer token
API key
. At this time, bearer token cannot be disabled.
Follow these steps to enable or disable access types:
  • Go to the
    Enable API access types for users
    section and select the checkbox beside the option that you want to select:
    • API Key
      : The API key has no expiration time, it can be used by the user until it is revoked.
    • Bearer Token
      : Bearer tokens are short lived tokens that provide temporary API access. The users cannot use the token after it expires.
    At this time, bearer token cannot be disabled.

Advanced settings

The advanced settings page enables the configuration of settings such as idle session timeout, token timeout, and minimum token timeout.
You can modify the following settings:
  • Idle Session Timeout in seconds (Optional)
    : Input the idle session timeout in seconds for which a user can be inactive in the browser session before being logged out. The minimum allowed value is 60 seconds.
  • IDP Token Timeout in seconds (Optional)
    Input the IdP token timeout in seconds after which a token refresh is forced with the identity provider.
  • Minimum IDP Token Timeout in seconds (Optional)
    : Input the minimum IdP token timeout in seconds after which a token refresh is forced to do a token refresh with the identity provider.
  • Custom UI Theme (Optional)
    : This is the configuration that allows you to add a new customized theme developed by Kyndryl Engineering. Input the name for your custom user interface theme.
  • Disable IDP Token Refresh
    : Toggle on or off to enable or disable token refresh with the identity provider.
  • Enable Add User
    : Toggle on or off to enable or disable the ability to add users without invitations.
  • Disable Identity Linking
    : Toggle on or off to enable or disable identity linking.
The privacy policy link let your users know how you collect, use, and protect personal information to instill trust and faith.
To set your privacy policy link, go to System configuration and click the
Privacy Policy Link
tab. Complete the following information:
  • Name
    : Enter the name you want to name your policy. The name can be up to 255 characters.
  • URL
    : Enter the URL for the privacy policy link.
Do you have two minutes for a quick survey?
Take Survey