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Dev Mode

Dev mode is a development security provider that allows you to evaluate Management Center without needing credentials for logging in or using the REST API.

Once you have enabled dev mode, you are automatically logged into Management Center as an admin user without needing to supply any credentials.

Setting Up Dev Mode

To set up dev mode, you can use the UI or the mc-conf tool.

  • UI

  • mc-conf

To set up dev mode in the UI, click Enable Dev Mode when Management Center starts.

Dev Mode

To set up dev mode with mc-conf, use the following command.

You can use this task for various scripting purposes, and automatically configuring Management Center, without using the UI.

Linux and macOS
mc-conf.sh dev-mode configure
mc-conf.bat dev-mode configure

Next Steps

For details about the mc-conf tool, see Management Center Configuration Tool.