Create a Sub-Account

Creating a Sub-Account in the Trial Phase

With WACM, you can automate cloud storage account creation, management, and end-user billing using a centralized management interface. You will need:

  • Wasabi Control Account
    Review Option 1 in this Wasabi article to understand requirements for a Wasabi Control Account.

  • A user account created on Wasabi's Account Control Manager (Admin or Staff role).

To create a sub-account in a trial phase:

  1. Click the Sub-Account tab.
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  1. Click Create Sub-Account.
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  1. Complete the top portion of the Create Sub-Account panel: customer name, email, Wasabi console password, and confirmed Wasabi console password.
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  1. Select the On Trial option. Select a trial Quota and the trial duration (Number of Trial Days).
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Note

When the trial duration expires, the trial account is automatically converted into a paid account.

  1. Optionally, set the following:

    • Send Password Reset To Sub Account Email
      Wasabi will send a password reset email to the sub-account.

    • Password Reset Required
      WACM require the sub-account to perform a password reset upon the first login.

    • Enable FTP Access
      Wasabi will enable FTP access to the sub-account.

  2. Once the sub-account is created, a panel confirms the creation with S3 access and secret keys. To download the keys as a text file, click Download Keys. Or, click Copy Keys to the copy keys to the clipboard.

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WACM displays the information for the new sub-account on the Sub-Accounts page. For example:

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Notice the Status of the sub-account:

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Repeat the steps above to create additional sub-accounts.

Converting a Sub-Account to a Paying Customer

You can convert a sub-account to a paying customer if you are logged into WACM as an Admin or Staff user.

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A sub-account will automatically convert to a paid account at the end of the trial period.

  1. On the Sub-Accounts page, click on the sub-account that should be changed from trial to a paid account.
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  1. Information for the sub-account is displayed with four tabs. Click on the Account tab:
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  1. Scroll to the bottom of the sub-account page until you see the Trial Information section. Click Update Trial to Paid.
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  1. A message will request that you confirm the conversion. Click Update.
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Once the conversion completes successfully, the customer will start accruing charges for the storage and all trial specifications to the sub-account will be removed.

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Notice the Status of the sub-account:

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