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The diagram below shows the common lifecycle activities of an API developer/manager:

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In this documentation, we use a role by the name creator to carry out API development-related tasks, and a role by the name publisher to carry out more management-related tasks. For instructions on adding the creator/publisher roles, seeManage Managing Users and Roles.

To open the API Publisher, run the API Manager (see Running the Product) and access the following URL:


The API Publisher log-in page opens.

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You can log in as the administrator using admin/admin as the credentials or you can create users as described in Manage Managing Users and Roles. After logging in, see the following tutorials: