The product and documentation are currently in Alpha. Content and features are subject to change.

Pod Spaces

Inrupt provides the following hosted Solid Servers:

https://pod.inrupt.com (Recommended)

This hosted version of the Enterprise Solid Server (ESS) is the recommended space for creating new Pods.

  • Uses Access Control Policies (ACP) to manage access to resources stored in Solid Pods.

  • Uses a Solid OIDC Broker Service: https://broker.pod.inrupt.com.

To sign up, go to https://signup.pod.inrupt.com/.

https://pod-compat.inrupt.com

This hosted version of Enterprise Solid Server (ESS) provides compatibility if moving from existing Solid Servers that use Web Access Control (WAC). New Pod users should use https://pod.inrupt.com instead.

  • Uses Web Access Control (WAC) to manage access to resources stored in Solid Pods.

  • Uses a Solid OIDC Broker Service: https://broker.pod-compat.inrupt.com.

To sign up, go to https://signup.pod-compat.inrupt.com/.

https://inrupt.net

This space is a prototype implementation of a Solid server; it provides no security or stability guarantees.

  • Uses Web Access Control (WAC) to manage access to resources stored in Solid Pods.

  • Uses a Solid Identity Provider: https://inrupt.net.

To sign up, go to https://inrupt.net.

Register a Pod

To get started, create an account.

  1. Open https://signup.pod.inrupt.com/ in a browser.

  2. To login or sign up, you must agree to the Inrupt terms of use.

  3. Click Login/Sign Up. You are shown the Login screen.

  4. Click the Sign up link at the bottom to switch to the Sign up screen.

  5. Fill in your username, email, and password.

    Click Sign up. You are sent a verification code to the entered email.

  6. Retrieve the code from the email. Enter the code and click Confirm Account.

  7. Click Authorize to allow “Inrupt Pod Space Registration” to create your account.

    Once authorized, your Pod is created.

    WebID: https://pod.inrupt.com/<username>/profile/card#me

    Pod URL: https://pod.inrupt.com/<username>/

  8. Click on the link to Go to PodBrowser.

  9. At the PodBrowser login screen, enter https://broker.pod.inrupt.com.

  10. Click Authorize to allow PodBrowser to access your Pod.

  11. Optional. Inside PodBrowser, you can update your public profile by clicking on the top right person icon and click Profile.

    As you make your edits, your data is saved automatically.

  1. Open https://signup.pod-compat.inrupt.com/ in a browser.

  2. To login or sign up, you must agree to the Inrupt terms of use.

  3. Click Login/Sign Up. You are shown the Login screen.

  4. Click the Sign up link at the bottom to switch to the Sign up screen.

  5. Fill in your username, email, and password.

    Click Sign up. You are sent a verification code to the entered email.

  6. Retrieve the code from the email. Enter the code and click Confirm Account.

  7. Click Authorize to allow “Inrupt Pod Space Registration” to create your account.

    Once authorized, your Pod is created.

    WebID: https://pod-compat.inrupt.com/<username>/profile/card#me

    Pod URL: https://pod-compat.inrupt.com/<username>/

  8. Click on the link to Go to PodBrowser.

  9. At the PodBrowser login screen, enter https://broker.pod-compat.inrupt.com/.

  10. Click Authorize to allow PodBrowser to access your Pod.

  11. Optional. Inside PodBrowser, you can update your public profile by clicking on the top right person icon and click Profile.

    As you make your edits, your data is saved automatically.

  1. Open https://inrupt.net in a browser.

  2. Click Register.

  3. Fill in the form and click Register.

    WebID: https://<username>.inrupt.net/profile/card#me

    Pod URL: https://<username>.inrupt.net

    You are redirected to your Solid Pod URL.

  4. Optional. You can update your public profile by logging in (select your Solid Pod URL from the list of Solid identity providers or enter https://inrupt.net) and follow the login flow. Once logged in, click on the Edit your profile tab.

    As you make your edits, your data is saved automatically.

Additional Information

To get started writing applications for your Pod, see:

Issues & Help

Bugs and Feature Requests (Product)

For non-public feedback or support inquiries, please use the Inrupt Service Desk.

Bugs and Feature Requests (Documentation)

To report a documentation bug or make a documentation request, please use the Provide feedback widget (in the lower-right corner) to create a DOCS ticket.

Solid Community Forum

If you have questions about working with Solid or just want to share what you’re working on, visit the Solid forum. The Solid forum is a good place to meet the rest of the community.