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An Admin is any user in Kong Manager. They may access
Kong entities within their assigned Workspaces based
on the Permissions of their Roles.
This guide describes how to invite an Admin in Kong
Manager. As an alternative, if a Super Admin wants to
invite an Admin with the Admin API, it is possible to
do so using
On the Admins page, to invite a new Admin, click the
Create New Admin button.
Assign the appropriate Role and click “Invite Admin” to send
Note: When a new Admin receives an invitation, they will
only be able to log in with that email address.
On the Admin page, the new invitee will appear on the list with
the invited status. Once they accept the invitation, their
status will change to accepted.
The newly invited Admin will have the ability to set a password.
If the Admin forgets the password, it is possible to reset it
through a recovery email.