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Version: v2.8

User Preferences

You can set preferences to personalize your Rancher experience. To change preference settings:

  1. Click on your user avatar in the upper right corner.
  2. Click Preferences.


Choose your language for the Rancher UI. Options include:

  • English
  • 简体中文 (Simplified Chinese)


Choose your background color for the Rancher UI. If you choose Auto, the background color changes from light to dark at 6 PM, and then changes back at 6 AM.

Login Landing Page

Choose the page displayed after logging in. Options include:

  • The home page.
  • The area you last visited.
  • A specific cluster of your choosing.

Display Settings

Choose how certain information is displayed:

  • Date format
  • Time format
  • Table rows per page
  • Number of clusters to show in side menu

Confirmation Setting

Available as of v2.7.2

Choose whether to ask for confirmation when scaling down node pools.

Advanced Features

  • Enable "View in API".
  • Show system Namespaces managed by Rancher (not intended for editing or deletion).
  • Enable Dark/Light Theme keyboard shortcut toggle (shift+T).
  • Hide All Type Descriptions.
  • Enable Extension developer features.

YAML Editor Key Mapping

  • Normal human (Sublime)
  • Emacs
  • Vim

Helm Charts

Choose whether to display released Helm charts only or to include prerelease versions as well. A version is considered to be a prerelease if it adheres to the specification defined by Semantic Versioning 2.0.0. For example, a Helm chart with a version of 0.1.3-dev.12ab4f requires Include Prerelease Versions to be selected in order to be displayed.