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Utilizing a shared resource (create, edit and delete)

In this guide, you’ll learn how to create, edit and delete a Shared Resource. Follow the below sections.


Before you proceed with the instructions mentioned in the following sections, ensure you’re a user with the platform-admin, api-product-manager or api-developer role.

Creating a shared resource

To create a shared resource for your API in the Yappes API Manager, you need to:

  • First, access the Manage APIs → select Shared Resources.

Accessing Shared Resources

  • Then, click on the Add Shared Resource.

Accessing Add Shared Resource

  • In the popup shown, add the values as needed.
    • First, enter the Resource Name
    • Then, Description
    • The Resource Type is set to ‘custom-ssl-certificate’ by default
    • Enter Passphrase
    • Click the Select File button and upload the certificate file - .pem, .key, .crt, or .ca only.


Fields with asterisk (*) are mandatory.

Creating a Shared Resource Dialog

  • Once you’re done with all of these, click Add.

This will create a shared resource ready to be utilized in an API you have onboarded. The certificate file can have a structure like the following example.

[example of shared] TODO

Editing a shared resource

If you need to edit a shared resource, then simply:

  • Go to Manage APIsShared Resources.

Accessing Shared Resources

  • Click the for the resource you need to edit.

Shared Resources Edit Options

  • Then, in the popup shown, make your changes.

Updating a Shared Resource

  • Once you’ve made all the changes, click Update.

Deleting a shared resource

To begin with, you need to access the Shared Resources of Manage APIs. Then, follow the below steps:

  • Click on the for the resource you need to delete.

Accessing Shared Resources Delete Options

  • In the popup shown, click Delete to confirm the action.

Deleting a Shared Resource