System menu

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

System menu

To display the System menu:

On the Admin sidebar, click System.

Data Transfer

These tools provide 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.


Manage third-party integrations and extensions for your store.


Use this collection of tools to manage your system resources, including cache and index management, backups, and installation settings.


Adobe Commerce (Adobe Commerce only)

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.


Adobe Commerce and Magento Open Source use roles and permissions to create different levels of access for Admin users. These tools give administrators the ability to grant permission on a need to know basis to people who work on your site.

Action Log

Adobe Commerce (Adobe Commerce only)

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, whether it was a success or failure, and the ID of the object that was the target of the action. The Admin Actions archive lists the CSV log files that are stored on the server.

Other Settings

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