Create a service account

Service accounts are used to grant access only to the Formant SDKs or API. This guide will teach you how to create a service account via the Formant UI.

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Be prepared to write down credentials

This is the only time you will be shown the password to this new service account. Be prepared to copy and paste it to a secure location.

Step 1: Create service account

  1. In Formant, in the upper-left corner, open the menu and click Settings.
  2. Click Users, and then in the upper-right corner, click Add Service Account.
  3. Give your service account a name and click Create.

Step 2: Configure service account

Select either a role or a team to assign to your service account. This will configure its permissions and access levels.

Configuring a service account.

Configuring a service account.

Step 3 (optional): Configure access levels

If you have not already configured your access levels at the role or team level, or if you want to further restrict this service account's access beyond what is already configured for the assigned role, click the Restrict Access tab and add more tags.

Step 4: Copy email and password to secure location

  1. Under the Profile tab, scroll down to reveal the password for this service account.
  2. Copy and paste this password to a secure location.

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This is the only time you will be shown this password.

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