Manage

The tasks that publishers can do in
Layer7 API Developer Portal
are based on their role. Developers can browse APIs.
This section includes information about the various tasks Publishers (users with publishing rights) and Developers (users consuming APIs) can do in
Layer7 API Developer Portal
.
For more information about the user types, see User Types, Roles and Permissions.
In this article:
Publishers
The tasks that Publishers can do is based on their role, either Portal Admin or an API Owner. Org Publishers have publishing rights similar to Portal Admins and API Owners but only in their assigned organization.
The following image illustrates the rights for Publishers:
User Type
The Publisher tasks in the following diagram are sorted according to the general workflow for setting up and managing a new
Layer7 API Developer Portal
:
User Type
Publisher Permissions
The following table shows the tasks that Publishers have permission to perform:
Portal Admin
API Owner
Org Publisher
Org Admin
Developer
Guest
Anonymous
Add API
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Read API
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Update API
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Delete API
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Assign Managing Org
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Assign User Permissions
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Assign Consuming Org
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Portal Admin
API Owner
Org Publisher
Org Admin
Developer
Guest
Anonymous
Apps
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Read & edit only
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API Keys
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Can also re-enable non-default keys
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Can also re-enable non-default keys
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Add & edit only for default key
Read only for all
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Edit only for default key
Read only for all
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EULAs
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Proxies
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Gateway Bundles
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API Groups
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API Explorer
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Account Plans
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Read only
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Read only
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Manage API Plans
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Select API Plan for use in Application
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The Org Publisher has publishing permissions only in their assigned organization.
Developers
Developers can:
  • Explore APIs.
  • Get API keys for their applications (Org Admins only).
  • View real-time data.
  • Display the Proxy URL for the API.
Org Publishers have permission to deploy APIs for an organization. Here the word "organization" refers to a group of developers.
The following image illustrates the rights for Developers:
The Developer tasks in the following diagram are sorted according to the general workflow for setting up and managing a new
Layer7 API Developer Portal
:
Developer Permissions
The following table shows the tasks that Developers have permission to perform:
Portal Admins can give Org Admins and Developers permission to manage APIs directly assigned to their organization. This permission does not apply to public APIs with no organization assigned or those assigned to other organizations, or private APIs assigned to other organizations through an account plan.
Portal Admin
API Owner
Org Publisher
Org Admin
Developer
Guest
Anonymous
Add API
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Read API
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Update API
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red.png
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Delete API
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Assign Managing Org
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Assign User Permissions
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Assign Consuming Org
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Portal Admin
API Owner
Org Publisher
Org Admin
Developer
Guest
Anonymous
Apps
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Read & edit only
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API Keys
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Can also re-enable non-default keys
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Can also re-enable non-default keys
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Add & edit only for default key
Read only for all
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Edit only for default key
Read only for all
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EULAs
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green.png
red.png
red.png
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Proxies
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Gateway Bundles
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API Groups
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API Explorer
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red.png
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Account Plans
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Read only
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Read only
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Manage API Plans
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Select API Plan for use in Application
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The Org Publisher has publishing permissions only in their assigned organization.