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Comment: WUM DOCUMENTATION-8364

If required If required, you can transfer the ownership of your application to another user in your organization. Thereby, when transferring ownership the new owner will have the required permission to delete or edit the respective application. 

For example, let's consider that Chris and Kim are in the same organization and that Chris owns ApplicationOne. Chris TestApp and that Chris wants to transfer the ownership of AppicationOne TestApp to Kim.

Follow the instructions below to change the ownership of an application:

Warning

The transfer application ownership feature is only available as a WUM update and is effective from 29th January 2019 (29-01-2019). For more information on updating WSO2 API Manager, see Updating WSO2 API Manager.

  1. Start the WSO2 API-M Server.
  2. If the users do not exist in the system, create them.
    Sign in to the WSO2 API-M Management Console and create two users named Chris and Kim with the Internal/subscriber role.
    https://<APIM-hostname>:9443/carbon/

  3. Check the details of the application that you wish to share in the Store (e.g., TestApp).

    1. Sign in to the WSO2 API-M Store using the application owner's (Chris's) user credentials.

    Check the details of the application in the Store (e.g., test).
    1. https://<APIM-hostname>:9443/store/

    2. Make sure that you have created the application in the Store and that you have generated the keys for the production and sandbox

    environment
    1. environments.

  4. Change the ownership of the application.
    1. Sign in to the WSO2 API-M Admin Console Portal using admin credentials.
      https://<APIM-hostname>:9443/admin/

      07.For the change, the owner clicks the edit button.

      08. Change the owner name (bandara)09. Now you can see the updated Application page

      10.Now If user bandara log into the store he can see that the ownership of the test application belongs to him and the wijith shouldn't see the ownership of the application test

      User wijithUser bandara
    2. Click Applications under Settings.
      This shows you the list of applications together with the respective owners.

    3. Click Click Applications under Settings.
      This shows you the list of applications together with the respective owners.

    4. Search for the application that you want to share and click Edit.
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    5. Update the Owner field with the new owner's username (Kim).

      Tip
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      titleTroubleshooting

      If you get a "<usernane> is not a subscriber" error (e.g., Kim is not a subscriber) in the Admin Portal, make sure to request that specific user (e.g., Kim) to sign in to the WSO2 Store, because users are not added as subscribers until they log in to the Store at least once.

      The application page shows the new ownership.
      Image AddedNow, when Chris signs in to the Store, the TestApp does not appear, and when Kim signs in to the Store the TestApp appears under the application list.