Automatically translate this page?

How to create and manipulate a subaccount?

Basic subaccounts actions explained: create, log in, share the link, change credentials.

The general sequence of actions is usually as follows:

  1. Create a limit

  2. Create a subaccount

  3. Assign the limit to the subaccount

  4. Log in with the subaccount

  5. Set up subaccount credentials


Let’s go step by step now.

  1. In the flespi.io panel open the Access management item in the left-side menu, pick the Limits sub-item, and create a new limit by clicking the “+” button: create new limit in flespi
    Note: if you don’t see the Access management item in the left-side menu, go to the Preferences menu in the bottom left corner and enable the respective toggle: enable platform menu in flespi panel

  2. Configure a new limit. You can set up restrictions on the use of specific resources for the subaccount. If you leave default values (-1) for certain parameters, then they will be limited by the available resources of the parent account.
      configure a new limit in flespi

  3. Switch to the Subaccounts sub-item in the Access management menu and add a new subaccount: create a subaccount in flespi

  4. Give it a name and assign a limit to it: assign limit to subaccount in flespi
    Note: if you haven’t created a limit yet, you can do it later and then assign the new limit in the subaccount settings.

  5. Create a new token in the Tokens menu. Pick the necessary subaccount from the list on the “Create for” parameter. Pick the Master type in the access parameter. Set a TTL or expiration date if needed. create token for subaccount in flespi

  6. Log in with the new subaccount by clicking the Login button on the token card: log in with subaccount in flespi
    Note: if you want to share the login link with someone, you can either right-click on the Login button and select Copy link address or copy the token and paste it at the end of the following URL: https://flespi.io/#/token/<TOKEN_GOES_HERE>.

  7. Pick the mode. After you click Login, you’ll be prompted to select the mode in which you would like to use flespi. Your choice affects which menu items you will see on the left. select flespi mode
    Note: you can always change the set of visible menu items in the Preferences menu.

  8. Set credentials. Once you log in, we recommend changing the subaccount’s settings. Set a self-explanatory name, and most importantly, set the email and password, so that a person using this subaccount could log in to the flespi panel with their own credentials (not with a token). change subaccount credentials in flespi
    Note: you as the owner of the parent account will always be able to log in into this subaccount using a token.


See also
Configuring your device to send data to the flespi platform.
What details to provide to get comprehensive and useful answers fast.