To edit an environment, you must have the Environment Admin role.

  1. Access the environment details page for the environment you want to edit by doing one of the following.
    • If you are in the console for the environment that you want to edit, go to Settings > Environment Properties.
    • If you are not in the environment that you want to edit, click the Ping Identity logo in the sidebar to open the Environments page and click the environment that you want to edit.
    A screenshot of the environment details view for the BX Finance environment
  2. Click the Pencil icon.
  3. Edit the following:



    Environment Name

    Change the unique identifier for the environment.

    Description (optional)

    Change the brief description of the environment.

    Icon (optional)

    To add or change the icon that displays in the Environments list, click in the Icon box and upload an image. Icons must be no larger than 2 MB.


    Select a different license to use for this environment. The available licenses for your organization are shown in the License list. For more information, see Licenses.


    Changing the license type from any product to another can cause:

    • Feature configurations to change or disappear altogether.
    • The need to manually reconfigure settings such as those for sign-on policies and schema attributes.

    Environment Type

    If you have the Environment Admin role, you can change the environment type.

    Select the applicable radio button to either promote a Sandbox environment to Production or to demote a Production environment to Sandbox. Sandbox environments are typically used for configuration and testing before deployment. Production environments are typically used for live configurations that are deployed for real-world use. Learn more about environment types in Environment Properties.

    A screenshot of the edit an environment page
  4. Click Save.