Creating Sandbox Programs create-sandbox-program

A sandbox program is typically created to serve the purposes of training, running demos, enablement, POCs, or documentation and is not meant to carry live traffic.

Learn more about program types in the document Understanding Program and Program Types.

Create a Sandbox Program create

  1. Log on to Cloud Manager at and select the appropriate organization.

  2. On the My Programs console, tap or click Add Program near the upper-right corner of the screen.

    Cloud Manager landing page

  3. From the create program wizard, select Set up a sandbox, and provide a program name.

    Program type creation

  4. Optionally, you can add an image to the program by dragging and dropping an image file to the Add a program image target or clicking it to select an image from a file browser. Select Continue.

    • The image serves only as the tile in the program overview window and helps to identify the program.
  5. In the Set up your sandbox dialog box, choose which solutions you want to enable in your sandbox program by checking the options in the Solutions & Add-ons table.

    • Use the chevrons next to the solution names so you can see additional, optional add-ons for the solutions.

    • The Sites and Assets solutions are always included in sandbox programs and cannot be de-selected.

    Select solutions and add-ons for a sandbox

  6. Once you have selected the solutions and add-ons for your sandbox program, click Create.

You see a new sandbox program card on the landing page with a status indicator as the setup process progresses.

Sandbox creation from overview page

Sandbox Access access

You can view the detail of your sandbox setup and access the environment (once available) by viewing the program overview page.

  1. From the Cloud Manager landing page, click the ellipsis button on your created program.

    Accessing program overview

  2. After the project creation step completes, you can access the Access Repo Info link to be able to use your git repo.

    Program configuration

    note tip
    To learn more about accessing and managing your git repository, see Accessing Git.
  3. Once the development environment is created, you can use the Access AEM link to sign into AEM.

    Access AEM link

  4. Once the non-production pipeline deploying to development is complete, the wizard in the call-to-action guides you to either access the AEM development environment or to deploy code to development environment.

    Deploying sandbox

Please see the document Navigating the Cloud Manager UI for details on how to navigate Cloud Manager and understanding the My Programs console.