About Exchange Public Portals

Exchange enables organizations to create a customized external view of Exchange within an organization with specific logo, banner image, text, and a favicon for the browser tab.

Exchange pubic portals are available on the internet to everyone and are used to externalize an organization’s APIs to outside developers. The Exchange portals replace what used to be known as a Developer Portal. With Exchange portals you can customize the look and content of the portal.

Exchange public portals let an organization share REST, SOAP, and HTTP APIs.

Exchange Administrators can share an API asset to a public portal as described in the sections that follow.

To Share an API Asset to a Public Portal

  1. Click an API asset to show its details.

  2. Click Share and click Add to the public portal.

  3. (Optional) Click Share Internally if you decide to not put the asset in the public portal and instead return to the previous Share menu.

  4. (Optional) Click API Instances to manage instance visibility before proceeding. After following this link, you are returned to the previous Share menu.

  5. Click the version of the asset you want to publish in the public portal.

  6. Click Share. If no action occurs when you click Share, refresh your browser and log in again to repeat sharing the asset.

A public portal is visible to anyone on the internet who has the URL of the portal. The URL for a public portal starts with To remove an asset from a public portal, you need to make the asset private as described in the next section.

To Update the Description of an Asset in a Portal

  1. Locate the asset in your organization’s Exchange.

  2. Edit the asset’s description, and when done, publish the asset.

  3. Return to the portal and click the asset. The description updates automatically after changing the description in the asset.

To Make a Public Asset Private

  1. Click the asset in Exchange and click Share.

  2. Click Add to the Public Portal.

  3. Click the version field checkbox to uncheck the field.

  4. Click Share.

  5. In Exchange, refresh the browser screen and you can see that the Visibility setting in the asset’s Overview has changed to Private.