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Add custom permission to your account

2 Chapters 3 Lessons Easy

About this course

Depending on which actions you plan to add to your permission, you may need less or more secure way of generating a key. Please make sure you save your keys...

Generate key using Scatter

Scatter is a somewhat convenient wallet to use on a computer. 

In Scatter, navigate to Wallet, and then bottom right corner you will find 'Generate Key', follow it for generating an EOSIO key. save the private key somewhere nice, and then go back and you will find a new key in your wallet like the picture above. 

Generate key using simpleos

Simpleos is a neat wallet created by eosrio . It's rather straight forward to generate keys with simpleos, just install, start up, and click generate key. 

Generate key using eosio-keygen

With eosio-keygen you can easily generate vanity keys, which are keys that contain a preferred word. You can find a guide on how to securely do this here

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Course Structure

Basics in permissions 2 Lessons

What is a custom permission?

A custom permission is a key-pair that only is allowed to perform what you allow it to perform. This can be done to any smart contract on the WAX Blockchain. 

How to generate a new key

In most wallets you can generate new eosio keys, you will find a few example in here, if you want a very secure key you can go through our 'offline generated key guide'

Adding a custom permission 1 Lesson

Adding custom permission using bloks

The easiest way to add custom permissions to your account is by utilizing They have built a simple and intuitive way of changing and adding permissions to your account.