Magento Open Source 2.1.x

System Menu

The System Menu includes tools to import and export data, install extensions, manage system caches and indexes, manage permissions, backups, system notifications, and custom variables.


System Menu

To display the System menu:

On the Admin sidebarThe right or left column of a two-column page layout., tap System .

Menu Options

Data Transfer

The Import and Export tools give you the ability to manage multiple records in a single operation. You can import new items, and also update, replace, and delete existing products and tax rates.

Extensions

Manage integrations and extensions for your store.

Tools

Manage your system resources, including cache and index management, backups, and installation settings.

Support

The Support Tools can be used as a resource during the development and optimization processes, and as a diagnostic tool to help our Support team identify and resolve issues with your system.

Permissions

Magento uses roles and permissions to create different levels of access for Admin users, which gives you the ability to grant permission on a “need to know” basis to people who work on your site.

Action Log

The Action Log tracks the activities of administrators who work in your store. For most events, the available information includes the action, the name of the user who performed it, whether it was a success or failure, and the ID of the object that was the target of the action.

Other Settings

Manage the notifications in your inbox, create custom variables, and generate a new encryption key.