- Available on Self-hosted Enterprise and Pro and Enterprise Cloud plans.
- You need access to the n8n instance owner account to create variables.
$vars contains all Variables for the active environment. It's read-only: you can access variables using
$vars, but must set them using the UI.
$vars and $env
$vars gives access to user-created variables. It's part of the Environments feature.
$env gives access to the configuration environment variables for your n8n instance.