Create an Organisation

Overview

Everything on the Tapico Platform happens in the context of an OrganisationOrganisation - The entity that represents your company on the Tapico Platform. Anything that you or any other member of your Organisation creates on Tapico will be in the context of your Organisation.. An Organisation represents your company on the Tapico Platform. If you have been invited to join an existing Organisation you can proceed under that Organisation. If you have signed up directly we'll need to create a new Organisation before you can use any of Tapico's services.

Once you have created an Organisation you will be able to:

  • Invite your colleagues to join you on Tapico
  • Register a domain to use against any UpstreamUpstream - For users that want to supply data as opposed to just consuming data the Tapico Platform has upstreams. An upstream on the Tapico Platform represents distinct resource servers, that are managed by your Organisation, that group together a set of related functionality that can then be exposed via the Tapico Platform. They define routing rules for identifying the requests to the API gateway that are destined for the upstream. They also optionally allow specifying plugins such as request/response transformations. you might create
  • Create one to many ApplicationApplication - Your digital application that is represented on and consumes services from the Tapico Platform. that can consume services provided by the Tapico Platform

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What is an Upstream?

An upstream is an optional service that is available if you wish to use the Tapico platform as an API gateway to expose connections into resource servers managed by your Organisation. If you want to know more about this optional service please connect [email protected]


 

1. Create an Organisation.

Navigate to the Organisations menu on the lefthand side and select 'Create'. Give your Organisation a name, a brief description and feel free to upload your organisation's logo as an icon.

Organisation creation pageOrganisation creation page

Organisation creation page

 

2. Assign Members to your Organisation.

Invite your colleagues to become a MemberMember - A user that can login, create and manage applications on the Tapico Platform in the context of a particular Organisation. of your Organisation to allow them to create and manage Applications on your behalf. This is optional.

Invite them using their email address and assign a specific access level.

  • Owner: Highest access level on the Tapico Platform. Owners can create and edit Applications under any Organisation they belong to as well as invite and remove members.
  • ReadWrite: Same as access as an Owner without the ability to invite others to become members.
  • ReadOnly: Lowest access level on the Tapico Platform. User's with ReadOnly permissions can only view entities relating to the Organisation they have ReadOnly access to. They cannot create or edit.
Members can only be added once an Organisation has been createdMembers can only be added once an Organisation has been created

Members can only be added once an Organisation has been created

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Default Permissions

When you create an Organisation you will automatically be given Owner level permissions.

 

3. Create one or more Domains for your Organisation.

You can add different domains for your Organisation to be used if you wish to create an UpstreamUpstream - For users that want to supply data as opposed to just consuming data the Tapico Platform has upstreams. An upstream on the Tapico Platform represents distinct resource servers, that are managed by your Organisation, that group together a set of related functionality that can then be exposed via the Tapico Platform. They define routing rules for identifying the requests to the API gateway that are destined for the upstream. They also optionally allow specifying plugins such as request/response transformations..

Capture a domain that is unique to your Organisation to be used for an UpstreamCapture a domain that is unique to your Organisation to be used for an Upstream

Capture a domain that is unique to your Organisation to be used for an Upstream

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Approval required for domains

Any domains added will need to be approved by Tapico. You will receive an email notification once it has been approved.


What’s Next

Once you have setup an Organisation you can start creating your Application on the Tapico Platform.

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