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Configure the Approval Processes

Last update July 15, 2016

It is possible to configure the API Portal with or without the approval processes for approving external accounts upon registration, for approving API plan registrations and for approving Developer applications. For more information on the individual approval processes see the following topics: 

  • Managing Account Plan Requests
  • Managing Application Requests
  • Managing Account Requests

The registration approval process is set in the CMS via the properties.xml file. 


To turn off the registration approval processes:

  1. Log in to the CMS as an Administrator. For instructions on how to log in to the CMS, see "Log in to the CMS". 
  2. From the menu at the top of the browser, choose Content Items
  3. Navigate to SYSTEMconf and locate the properties.xml file. 
  4. Hover over the Layer 7 icon next to the properties.xml file and then select EditEdit Text. The Text Editor displays the properties.xml file. 

    Tip: Clicking the Edit Text icon next to the properties.xml file also displays the Text Editor.

  5. To turn off the specific approval process, change the applicable properties : 
    • Accountregistration approval:To turn off the account registration approval process, change the value of the following property to"no"

      <Property name="registrationApprovalRequired" value="yes" />

    •  APIPlanapproval:To turn off the API Plan approval process, change thevalueof the following property to "no"

    <Property name="apiplanApprovalRequired" value="yes" />

    • Applicationapproval:To turn off the application approval process, change thevalueof the following property to"no"

      <Property name="applicationApprovalRequired" value="yes"/>

  6. Click Save
  7. Hover over the Layer 7 icon next to the properties.xml file and then selectPublishto activate your changes. 

    Tip: Clicking the Publish icon next to the properties.xml file will also activate your changes.

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