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Manage projects

Create a project

In the Aiven Console, follow these steps to create a project:

  1. Click Project and select Create project.
  2. Enter a name for the project.
  3. Select an organization or organizational unit to add the project to.
  4. Select a billing group. The costs from all services within this project will be charted to the payment method for that billing group.

Rename a project

  • Except for Aiven for Apache Kafka®, all services have backups that are restored when you power them back on.
  • The project name in your DNS records will not be updated.

To rename a project in the Aiven Console:

  1. Power off all services in the project.
  2. In the Project, click Settings.
  3. Edit the Project name.
  4. Click Save changes.

Move a project

To move a project from one organizational unit to another in the Aiven Console:

  1. Click Admin and select the organizational unit with the project to move.

  2. In the project to be moved, click Actions > Move project.

  3. Select the organizational unit to move the project to. You can also move the project up a level to the organization.


    Projects cannot be moved to other organizations. They cannot be moved to organizational units that are in other organizations.

  4. Choose a billing group.

  5. Click Move project.

Delete a project

To delete a project in the Aiven Console:

  1. Delete all the services in the project.
  2. Click Settings > Delete > Confirm.