Getting Started

How do I get started with OST Platform?
To get started, please register for free on our website. With access to OST Platform, you start in Sandbox mode, where you can safely test creating your Brand Token and set up your token economy using our APIs and SDKs. Once you are happy with yo...
What roles or user permissions are available in OST Platform?
Business teams can set up two roles in OST Platform: 1. Super Admin (also known as Owner): can link an Ethereum address through MetaMask and create Brand Tokens by staking OST 2. Admin: can use all the functionality of OST Platform except for m...
How can I view Brand Token transactions in my token economy?
OST VIEW is a block explorer for viewing and analyzing Brand Token transactions taking place within your economy. OST VIEW provides individual and aggregate historical data, including statistics and charts on Brand Token transfers in and across OS...
How can I access and use OST Platform?
Any business that wants to use OST Platform can sign up here to get whitelisted. Once you are whitelisted, you get access to the OST Platform Sandbox i.e. our test environment where you can test deploying your Brand Tokens. If you are already on ...
Can I invite additional team members to access OST Platform?
Yes. Each economy has a Super Admin who can add multiple team members as Admins through the Invite Team Member page in the Platform Dashboard. Admins can use all the functionality of OST Platform except for minting Brand Tokens, which only Super A...
What do I need in order to use OST Platform?
Use of OST Platform requires:  1. A specific business email address to be whitelisted (e.g. email@companyname.com). Generic domains such as @gmail or @yahoo cannot be used. 2. An authenticator app like Google Authenticator for setting up 2FA 3...
Why do I need to install MetaMask?
MetaMask provides a browser plugin to create an Ethereum-based wallet and to sign transactions with an existing Ethereum address. You will need to use MetaMask to sign various setup transactions and to receive an initial allotment of OST-Test in...
Can I connect MetaMask to a hardware wallet?
Yes, MetaMask offers support for Ledger and Trezor wallets and you can connect these hardware wallets to OST Platform.
Can I have more than one MetaMask account connected?
In OST Platform v2 only one MetaMask account is possible per brand token economy. We will enable support for multiple addresses in future versions of the Platform.
Do I need separate MetaMask accounts on both the Sandbox Environment and the Production Environment
No, you will need only one MetaMask account for both environments. In the Sandbox environment use of MetaMask is optional and if used will run on the Ropsten Test Network. When you move to the Production environment MetaMask is required and will r...