Mattermost administration guide

This guide is for people who administer an existing Mattermost server. It’s divided into four parts:

  • Get started - An overview of standard configurations and features for both self-hosted and Cloud workspaces.

  • Cloud workspace management - Detailed information about admin capabilities of Mattermost Cloud workspaces.

  • Self-hosted administration - Detailed information about admin capabilities of self-hosted Mattermost servers.

  • Other resources - Additional migration, conversion, and troubleshooting resources.

If you’re looking for resources to help you install, deploy, and scale your self-hosted Mattermost server, see the Mattermost Deployment Guide.

Get started

These resources will help you get started with your Mattermost self-hosted or Cloud workspace.

Advanced user management

Advanced workspace management

  • Shared channels - Connect channels from multiple Mattermost servers in a federated architecture.

  • Statistics - Get statistics about your Mattermost server usage.

  • In-product notices - Get notified about Mattermost updates via in-app notices.

  • User satisfaction surveys - Learn about Mattermost user satisfaction surveys and how to configure their operation.

  • Health check - Configure health probes for your Mattermost server.

  • Announcement banner - Display notices to your users via an announcement banner.

  • Bulk export tool - Export user, team, channel, and post data from Mattermost.

Cloud workspace management

Self-hosted administration

This section of the guide is for system admins of self-hosted Mattermost servers. If you’re the admin for a Mattermost Cloud workspace, please refer to the Cloud workspace management section on this page.

Other resources

If the information above doesn’t solve your problem, look at these other resources to find something that meets your needs. Alternatively, you can also get help from our community or via premium support services.