Manage Servers

You can connect to multiple Mattermost servers from a single interface on the desktop app. Servers appear as separate tabs at the top of the desktop window and can be reordered by dragging.

The Server Management section allows you to add, edit, and remove servers.

Adding Servers

To add a new server to your desktop app environment:

  1. Click the + button in the desktop window bar at the top of the screen.

  2. In the Name field, enter the name that you want for the tab.

  3. In the URL field, enter the complete URL of the server that you want to connect to. Must begin with either http:// or https://.

  4. Click Add.

Editing Servers

To edit a server in your desktop app environment:

  1. On Windows, go to … > File > Settings. On Mac, go to Mattermost > Preferences.

  2. Next to the server you want to update, click Edit.

  3. Edit Name and/or URL.

  4. Click Save.

Removing Servers

To remove a server from your desktop app environment:

  1. On Windows, go to … > File > Settings. On Mac, go to Mattermost > Preferences.

  2. Next to the server or team that you want to remove, click Remove.