Manage projects#

Create a project#

In the Aiven web console, follow these steps to create a new project:

  1. Click on Project drop down and click on Create new project.

  2. Give the new project a name.

  3. Select an Account to add the project to.

  4. In Payment method select a project to copy the billing details from, or select Use a new credit card.

When you create a new project, you will need to enable billing for creating new services.


You can create a project using the Aiven CLI as well.

Rename a project#

Renaming a project is possible only when all the services in the project are powered-off. To rename a project in the Aiven web console:

  1. Select the project from the Project drop down.

  2. Click on Settings.

  3. Type in the new project name in the Project Name field.

  4. Click on Save changes.


  • Except for Aiven for Apache Kafka®, all service types have backups which are restored once you power them back on.

  • Renaming the project will invalidate all of the project’s pending invitations.

  • The project name in your existing DNS records will not be updated.


You can rename a project using the Aiven CLI as well.

Move a project#

To move a project from one organizational unit to another:

  1. Open the organizational unit that has the project using the drop-down menu in the top right.

  2. Click Admin.

  3. Select the Projects tab.

  4. Find the project you want to move and click Move project.

  5. Select the organizational unit that you want to move the project to.


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

  6. Choose a billing group.

  7. Click Move project.

Delete a project#

To delete a project, you first need to delete all of the services in it. Once the services are deleted:

  1. Select the project from the Projects drop down.

  2. Click Settings.

  3. Click Delete project.

  4. Click Confirm.