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Create your account

To get started with Lightrun, create the first user account for yourself and connect it to your company.

This is the first user, and is automatically assigned ROLE_MANAGER. Once you access your new account, you can send invitations to others by email.

Looking for on-prem docs?

For on-premises (self-hosted) deployments, use these requirements and follow these instructions to create an account and these instructions to install the plugin.

To sign up for Lightrun

Create a user for yourself and get started setting things up by joining an existing workspace in your organization or creating a new one.

  1. From your browser, navigate to

    The Lightrun welcome page loads.

  2. To create a new account, click Create an account.

    The Registration page loads.

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  3. Complete the fields with your personal details.

    • Choose a strong password that includes at least one lower case and upper case letter, one special character and one number.
    • For the company name, no spaces are allowed.
    • Alternatively, click Register with Google to use your Google address for quick registration.

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  4. Check the reCAPTCHA box and then click Sign Up.

    You are redirected to our onboarding wizard.

  5. From the left panel, click the operating system of the environment in which you'll run the web interface for relevant agent installation instructions.

    Once you've installed the agent, the Next button appears:

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    You must install the agent before proceeding to step 6. If you log out without installing the agent, then when you log back in you will be redirected to the onboarding wizard again.


    Once you've installed the agent, when you log in the next time, you're redirected to the app. If you still need help with onboarding, go to the Getting started menu.

  6. Click Next.

    Install the plugin for your IDE or click Next to go to the web interface if you prefer to install the plugin later.

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Last update: May 5, 2021