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Step 1: Enable console access

This procedure creates a user account for Expel that keeps Expel activity separate from other activity on the DEVO console.

  1. Navigate to Administration > Users > and click ADD USER at the upper right of the page.

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  2. For E-mail type: soc+<Your_Organization_Name>@expel.io.

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  3. For Username type soc@expel.io.

  4. For Role select Administrator.

Step 2: Enable API Access for Expel

This procedure creates an authentication token that allows access to the DEVO API.

  1. Navigate to Administration > Credentials and click CREATE NEW API KEY at the upper right of the page.

  2. Make note of the newly generated API Key and API Secret.

Step 3: Configure DEVO in Workbench

  1. In a new browser tab, login to https://workbench.expel.io.

  2. On the console page, navigate to Settings and click Security Devices.

  3. At the top right of the page, click Add Security Device.

  4. Search for and select DEVO.

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  5. Type a Name for the DEVO device.

  6. For Location type the geographic location of the appliance.

  7. For Server Address type your DEVO Web URL address (for example, https://apiv2-us.devo.com/).

  8. Type the API Key and API Secret generated in Step 2.