The 21st and 22nd of February 2013 was the first edition of the API Strategy & Practice conference in NYC. Created and organized by Kin Lane (@kinlane) and 3scale (@3scale), […]
One of the most common things you want to do when opening up your API is set access policies for users to ensure everybody gets fair use and system resources aren’t threatened with overuse. Often it also makes sense to apply different policies to different groups of users – basic access for some, more liberal policies for others.
You can set a wide range of policies from your 3scale control panel in a few easy steps by creating plans for users to sign up to and also customize rules on a per user basis. We’ll walk through the basic steps here.