Every managed control plane in Upbound can be directly interacted with via its portal. The control plane portal is a create, read, update, delete (
CRUD) interface for the resources on your control plane.
The left pane of the portal shows all the available resource types installed on your MCP. Selecting a type shows a list of all running instances. View instances or edit them. You can also select the
Create New button to create a new instance of the selected resource.
Create New button takes you to a form creation experience that’s dynamically generated based on the API definition of the selected resource. By default, the form shows the required resources in your definition (the Crossplane XRD). Select the
advanced dropdown in the left-side menu to view optional resources.
compositionSelector field is available in the
This form generates a claim (a Crossplane
XRC) for the resource type. Selecting
Create Instance submits your claim to your managed control plane. Select the
Show YAML button to View the claim.
Selecting an instance of a resource shows the following information about the resource:
- creation time
- if the MCP has synced it
- if resource is reporting
- events emitted by its claim
You can edit the claim for this resource by selecting the
To navigate to a control plane’s portal, go to the
portal tab in the control plane instance view and select
Open Control Plane Portal.