Administrators have the permission to create RKE templates, and only administrators can give that permission to other users.

For more information on administrator permissions, refer to the documentation on global permissions.

Giving Users Permission to Create Templates

Templates can only be created by users who have the global permission Create RKE Templates.

Administrators have the global permission to create templates, and only administrators can give that permission to other users.

For information on allowing users to modify existing templates, refer to Sharing Templates.

Administrators can give users permission to create RKE templates in two ways:

Allowing a User to Create Templates

An administrator can individually grant the role Create RKE Templates to any existing user by following these steps:

  1. From the global view, click the Users tab. Choose the user you want to edit and click the Vertical Ellipsis (…) > Edit.
  2. In the Global Permissions section, choose Custom and select the Create RKE Templates role along with any other roles the user should have. Click Save.

Result: The user has permission to create RKE templates.

Allowing New Users to Create Templates by Default

Alternatively, the administrator can give all new users the default permission to create RKE templates by following the following steps. This will not affect the permissions of existing users.

  1. From the Global view, click Security > Roles.
  2. Under the Global roles tab, go to the role Create RKE Templates and click the Vertical Ellipsis (…) > Edit.
  3. Select the option Yes: Default role for new users and click Save.

Result: Any new user created in this Rancher installation will be able to create RKE templates. Existing users will not get this permission.

Revoking Permission to Create Templates

Administrators can remove a user’s permission to create templates with the following steps:

  1. From the global view, click the Users tab. Choose the user you want to edit and click the Vertical Ellipsis (…) > Edit.
  2. In the Global Permissions section, un-check the box for Create RKE Templates. In this section, you can change the user back to a standard user, or give the user a different set of custom permissions.
  3. Click Save.

Result: The user cannot create RKE templates.