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rancher ui 1.5.9
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Rancher UI

Perhaps you like managing Cattle.



If you're on a Mac and use Homebrew, you can follow these steps:

  brew install node watchman
  npm install -g bower


  git clone ''
  cd 'ui'

Run development server:

  npm start

Connect to UI at https://localhost:8000/ . The server automatically picks up file changes, restarts itself, and reloads the web browser. This is intended only for development, see below for distributing customizations.

Run development server pointed at another instance of the Rancher API

  RANCHER="http://rancher:8080/" npm start

and/or pointed at another instance of the Catalog API

  CATALOG="http://catalog:8088/" npm start

RANCHER and CATALOG can also be hostname[:port] or ip[:port].

Compiling for distribution

Rancher releases include a static copy of the UI passed in during build as a tarball. To generate that, run:



We highly suggest making customizations as an ember-cli addon rather than forking this repo, making a bunch of changes and then fighting conflicts to keep it up to date with upstream forever. ui-example-addon-machine is an example addon that adds a custom screen for a docker-machine driver. If there is no way for you to get to what you want to change from an addon, PRs to this repo that add generalized hooks so that you can are accepted.


Rancher UI supports localization via translations files. You can swap translations live by utilizing the Language Picker located in the footer. If you would like to add your own translations files follow the directions below.

  • Fork the Rancher UI repo
  • Copy the en-us.yaml file located in /translations folder and rename using the <language-code>/<country-code>.yaml format (Supported Locales)
  • Replace the values on each key with you're new values corresponding to your language
  • Ensure you replace the languageName value as this is what will be displayed in the language picker in the UI
  • While developing you can use SHFT + L when not focused in an input or text area to toggle the languages between your currently selected language and a special none language to see what key values are missing
  • When you've finished you're translations issue a pull request back to the Rancher UI repo to have your translation included

Hosting remotely

If you want to customize the UI, re-packaging all of Rancher to distribute the UI is possible but not terribly convenient. Instead you can change Cattle to load the UI source from a remote web server:

  • Build with ./scripts/build-static -l -c ''
  • Upload ./dist/static/latest so that it's available at (you can rename the "latest" part with the -v flag)
  • If your Rancher is behind a SSL proxy, your-server must also respond to SSL requests
  • Change the value of http[s]://your-rancher:8080/v1/settings/api.ui.index to //

Running Tests

  npm install -g ember-cli
  • ember test
  • ember test --server

Bugs & Issues

Please submit bugs and issues to rancher/rancher with a title starting with [UI].

Or just click here to create a new issue.

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