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Cozy is a platform that brings all your web services in the same private space. With it, your webapps and your devices can share data easily, providing you with a new experience. You can install Cozy on your own hardware where no one’s tracking you.

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What about this repository?

The cozy-apps-registry is a go project that implements the registry API described to work with the cozy-stack.

To work properly, it requires:

  • Couchdb >= 3.2
  • Redis
  • Openstack Object Storage (Swift)

How to develop with a cozy-apps-registry working in local environment

Before starting, you will need to have a couchdb running already. That can be the one used by the local cozy-stack if you have one. For this tutorial, couchdb will be running on the default port 5984.

You also must have redis and an OpenStack Object Storage (Swift) up and running. You can follow install instructions on the official website

1) Install and configure the local cozy-apps-registry

Since this is a golang project, you can install it using go with the followed command:

go get -u
cd $GOPATH/src/

Then you will need a session secret key to run the registry (this key will be store in the sessionsecret.key file of your working directory) using a password:

cozy-apps-registry gen-session-secret --passphrase sessionsecret.key

This password is important, you will need it to run the cozy-apps-registry again later. If you lose it, you will have to start again these steps.

2) Configure the registry with cozy-registry.yml

Before running the registry, you have to configure it correctly. Don’t worry, here is the yaml file to copy and paste in your cozy-registry.yml (should be in the root folder of cozy-apps-registry/):

💡 You can find an example of this configuration file at the root of the directory.

# server host (serve command) - flag --host
host: "localhost"
# server port (serve command) - flag --port
port: 8081

  # CouchDB server url - flag --couchdb-url
  url: http://localhost:5984
  # CouchDB user - flag --couchdb-user
  user: ''
  # CouchDB password - flag --couchdb-password
  password: ''
  # CouchDB prefix for the registries databases - flag --couchdb-prefix
  prefix: registry1

  # Swift auth URL (provided by keystone)
  # Swift username
  username: admin
  # Swift password
  api_key: secret
  # Endpoint type (public/admin/internal)
  endpointy_type: public
  # Project name
  tenant: demo
  # Swift domain
  domain: default

# Path to the session secret file containing the master secret to generate
# session token.
# Should be generated with the "gen-session-secret" command.
session-secret: sessionsecret.key

Feel free to change it if some configurations change in your case (the couchdb user, the server parameters or the databases prefix for example).


  • Here the generated session token (step 1) is stored in the sessionsecret.key file of the working directory, this is so the value of the property session-secret at the end of the configuration file.
  • By default, the local couchdb allow all admin accesses without creating users, so there is no user and password here. But if an admin user has been created, you have to use the properties user and password in the couchdb part to provide these informations.

It’s also possible to use env variables for configuration. You can take the key from the configuration file and add the COZY_REGISTRY prefix. For example, you can run:

COZY_REGISTRY_PORT=8081 cozy-apps-registry serve

There is also the REGISTRY_SESSION_PASS env variable for the password for the session secret.

3) Run the registry to serve the apps

Run the registry using this followed command (here our configuration file is a cozy-registry.yml in the current working directory):

cozy-apps-registry serve -c cozy-registry.yml

At this step, you should have a cozy-apps-registry running and ready for the development.

If you runnig the registry for the first time you can see the next steps to create a new editor and to configure your local cozy-stack to run with this new registry.

The -c options is always mandatory if you want to specify a config file like here.

4) Create an editor

This step is required to submit new applications in the registry. In another terminal, run these commands to create an editor (the one that will submit the application(s)) and generate an access token:

cozy-apps-registry add-editor Cozy -c cozy-registry.yml
cozy-apps-registry gen-token --master Cozy -c cozy-registry.yml

Here we go, you have now an registry ready and running on the 8081 port.

The -c options is always mandatory if you want to specify a config file like here.

5) Configure cozy-stack with the registry

On the cozy-stack, you have to add the new registry in the stack configuration file cozy.yaml (registries property):

    - http://localhost:8081/

Now restart your local cozy-stack to take this new configuration in consideration (stop and run again cozy-stack serve) and you’re ready to work with the cozy-apps-registry!

Publish your application on the registry

If you need more details about the registry you can go to the official registry documentation

⚠️ Important: In this whole documentation, by the term application, we mean a web application or a konnector. Indeed, for the registry, all entities are applications and they can be either webapp or konnector type.

1) Define your application manifest

To be publishable, your application requires some informations in its manifest.webapp, the manifest of a Cozy application.

You can find an example of manifest for an application in Cozy-Drive and one for a konnector in cozy-konnector-trainline.

Most properties are common to both applications and konnectors but platforms, screenshots, services, routes and intents are only used in applications. Properties oauth, data_types, doctypes, fields, frequency, language, messages, parameters, time_interval, uuid and vendor_link ar only used in konnectors.

Properties meaning (reference)

Here are all properties meaning for the manifest file (for webapp and konnectors) sorted alphabetically:

Field Description
aggregator Object containing aggregator data. Typically { accountId: 'aggregator-service' }.
categories array of categories for your apps (see authorized categories), it will be ['others'] by default if empty
data_types (konnector specific) Array of the data type the konnector will manage
developer name and url for the developer
editor the editor’s name to display on the cozy-bar (REQUIRED)
fields (konnector specific) JSON object describing the fields need by the konnector (except folder path). Used to generate a form. See below
folders (konnector specific) A list of folders required by the konnector to store files according to datatype (see the specific documentation below)
frequency (konnector specific) A human readable value between monthly, weekly, daily, indicating the interval of time between two runs of the konnector. Default: weekly.
icon path to the icon for the home (path in the build)
intents (application specific) a list of intents provided by this app (see cozy-stack intents doc for more details)
langs Languages available in your app (can be different from locales)
language (konnector specific) the konnector development language used (ex: node)
license the SPDX license identifier
locales an object with language slug as property, each name property is an object of localized informations (see the second part below)
manifest_version The current manifest version used. This is a versioning for the manifest and allow better retrocompatiblity when processing app manifest
messages (konnector specific) Array of message identifiers, which can be used by application to display information at known areas. See example below.
mobile (application specific) JSON object containing information about app’s mobile version (see cozy-stack routes doc for more details)
name the name to display on the home (REQUIRED)
name_prefix the prefix to display with the name
oauth (konnector specific) JSON object containing oAuth information, like scope. If a manifest provides an oauth property, it is considered as an OAuth konnector. Note: scope can be a string or an array. If it is an array, its values will be joined with a space. A false or null value in scope will remove any scope parameter in the request sent to the oauth provider.
parameters (konnector specific) Additional parameters which should be passed to the konnector. Used for example for bank konnectors to pass a bankId parameter.
partnership an object to provide informations (to display in the Store for example) about a partnership related to the application (icon description, name and domain). It can also be used to trigger alternative konnector connection policies for some vendors (see the budget-insight konnector policy in cozy-harvest).
permissions a map of permissions needed by the app (see see cozy-stack permissions doc for more details)
platforms (application specific) List of objects for platform native applications. For now there are only two properties: type (i.e. 'ios' or 'linux') and the optional url to reach this application page.
routes (application specific) a map of routes for the app (see cozy-stack routes doc for more details) (REQUIRED)
screenshots an array of paths to the screenshots of the application (paths in the build)
services (application specific) a map of the services associated with the app (see cozy-stack services doc for more details)
slug the default slug that should never change (alpha-numeric lowercase) (REQUIRED)
source where the files of the app can be downloaded (by default it will look for the branch build)
terms an object defining properties for terms that need to be displayed/accepted by the user when installing the application (more-info-below)
time_interval (konnector specific) By defaults, konnector triggers are scheduled randomly between 00:00 AM and 05:00 AM. Those two values can be overwritten thanks to this property, by passing an array containing two values: first is the interval start hour, second is the interval end hour. Example: [15, 21] will randomly schedule the konnector trigger between 15:00 (03:00 PM) and 21:00 (09:00 PM). The time zone used is GMT.
type type of application (konnector or webapp) (REQUIRED)
version the current version number (REQUIRED)
vendor_link (konnector specific) URL to editor or service website
qualification_labels (konnector specific) Array of one or more labels from the Cozy Client’s qualifications list to associate with the files the konnector will receive from the website.
features (konnector specific) Array of features added in the konnector from the list below.

Available manifest’s features list :

  • 2FA

    Two Factors identification.


    Import bills documents, doctype “io.cozy.bills”.


    Import files documents, doctype “io.cozy.files”.


    The konnector using a captcha resolution process.


    The konnector import legally true copy of the original files.


    The konnector uses the first version of files qualifications, you may stumble upon on some konnectors wich hasn’t been treated.


    The konnector uses new version (last one for now) of files qualifications.


    Files comes from a known electronic safe.


    The konnector treat health documents


    The konnector needs to convert HTML page(s) to make pdf files.


    The konnector create identity(ies) for doctype “io.cozy.identities”


    The konnector deactivate the auto-notification


    The konnector uses a fileIdAttribute as detection to avoid deduplication.


    The konnector uses.


    The konnector had been migrated (or packaged) to sentry V2 (


  • All images paths (icon, partnership.icon and screenshots) should be relative to the build directory. For example, here, the icon.svg is stored in the build root directory and all screenshots are store in a folder screenshots in the build directory. Therefore, if you use a bundler (like webpack) be sure to know exactly where the bundler will store these assets in the build directory (and change it in the manifest if needed).
  • All properties in locales objects will override the matched property of the main manifest.webapp body, if a property is not found in locales it will fallback to the main body one.
  • We use to have the en locale as default one if the one wanted by the user doesn’t exist. Be sure to have, at least, that locale complete with the name and all descriptions.
  • In your build files, this manifest.webapp file must be at the root.
Translated manifest fields

Here are the properties that you can override using locales (we recommand to automatically build these properties according to your locales files if you’re using a translating tool like transifex):

  • name, the app’s name
  • short_description, short description of what the app do
  • long_description, longer and more complete description of the app behaviour
  • changes, description of your new version of the konnector or all changes since the last version
  • fields, An object containing translations for fields.
  • screenshots
  • folders
  "fields": {
    "email": {
      "type": "email"
  "locales": {
    "en": {
      "short_description": "Collect your Orange's bills",
      "fields": {
        "email": {
          "label": "Identifier (your email)"
    "fr": {
      "short_description": "Récupère vos factures Orange",
      "fields": {
        "email": {
          "label": "Identifiant (votre adresse mail)"
Application terms

You can provide a related terms property if you want to display and make the user accept some terms (ToS for example) just before installing the application. Here are all properties allowed and used:

  • url, the URL of the terms/contract to redirect the user to (REQUIRED)
  • version: A specific version of the terms, we need it handle terms updates and ask the user again to accept the update. The special characters [*+~.()'"!:@] are not allowed here. (REQUIRED)
  • id: An id for the terms. When accepting terms, we store in io.cozy.terms, a document containing the id and version so that we know which terms have been accepted, and show the user a modal if the terms have not been accepted yet. The special characters [*+~.()'"!:@] are not allowed here. (REQUIRED)
Konnectors folders handling

The folders property is a list of objects with these following properties:

  • defaultDir: (REQUIRED) The default root directory of your folder. In this folder will automatically be created a subfolder with the konnector name and into this latter a subfolder with the account name to store the related files. Here you can use some variables in the path like the following:

    • $administrative: Folder which will receive all administrative related files (bills, contracts, invoices…)
    • $photos: Folder which will receive all photos
    • $konnector: The name of the konnector

    ⚠️ All paths provided using defaultDir will be the root directory, not the final folder which will receive the files. For example, if you set $photos, the final folder will be $photos/$konnector/$account in order to keep them always sorted by konnectors and accounts.

Konnectors fields property

The fields property is a JSON object describing the input fields needed to generate the konnector’s configuration form. A typical example will be:

  "fields": {
    "identifier": {
      "type": "text"
    "secret": {
      "type": "password"

The keys of the fields object are the name/id of the fields. They will be passed as parameters to the konnector at every run.

Each fields may also have the following properties:

Property Description
identifier (Boolean) indicating if the field is the main identifier. By default, the login field is the identifier. Default value is false and there can be only one identifier
advanced Indicates if the field should be displayed in the “advanced” area of the form (default: false)
default Default value. It can a string for a text field, or an object for a select field ("default": {"value": "foo","name": "bar"},)
description Field description, as a locale key.
label Predefined label. This value must match a locale key provided by Cozy-Home. Example: With label: "identifier", Cozy-Home will use the locale key account.form.label.identifier. Translations for these fields use the locales property in the manifest.
max Maximum length of the value (number of characters)
min Minimum length of the value (number of characters)
options When the field is a dropdown, list of available options
pattern Define a regex used to validate the field.
isRequired Boolean indicating if the field is required or not (default true)
type Required. Field type from dropdown, email, hidden, password, text, checkbox.
Konnectors message property

Messages are a common way to provide custom information to display in application. An app like cozy-home should have some specific area to display custom messages provided by the konnector.


  // The final example will be available after the implementation of the whole mechanism,
  // but here is the global idea:
  {installSuccess &&
  {installSuccess && konnector.manifest.messages.includes('success_message') &&
Categories and Data types

Categories are slugs from the following list:

  • energy
  • insurance
  • isp
  • shopping
  • telecom
  • transport
  • banking
  • health
  • host_provider
  • online_services
  • partners
  • press
  • productivity
  • public_service
  • social

Data types are slugs from the following list:

  • activity
  • appointment
  • bankTransactions
  • bankAccounts
  • bill
  • bloodPressure
  • calendar
  • certificate
  • commit
  • consumption
  • contact
  • contract
  • courseMaterial
  • document
  • event
  • family
  • geopoint
  • heartbeat
  • home
  • phonecommunicationlog
  • podcast
  • profile
  • refund
  • sinister
  • sleepTime
  • stepsNumber
  • temperature
  • travelDate
  • tweet
  • videostream
  • weight

2) Add a new application in the registry

Our official apps registry

Official registry URL:

In order to use our official repository, you need a token for a specific editor. To do so, contact us directly at the address with a mail using the following title prefix: [registry] and provide us these folowing information (not changeable after): - slug of your application - editor name that you want

We will provide you with the correct token.

Custom registry

See the details below to know how to add a new application in a custom cozy-apps-registry instance (local or not).

Prequisites: - For this step, you will need your editor token access generated when you created your editor (see below). You have to replace all {{EDITOR_TOKEN}} in this documentation by this token. - The communication with the registry is done through HTTP requests for now. So we will use the curl command line tool to register our application here.

Now you can add your application in the registry. This step is splitted in two septs: - Add a new application (without versions) - Add a version of the application

📌 A new application without registered version won’t be displayed by the cozy-store application.

To add a new application, you have to do a POST request which all the informations needed to the route registryAddress/registry with registryAddress your registry address (for example here http://localhost:8081).

Let’s add the Collect application as example:

# {{EDITOR_TOKEN}} -> your generated editor access token
curl -X "POST" "http://localhost:8081/registry" \
     -H "Authorization: Token {{EDITOR_TOKEN}}" \
     -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
     -d $'{
  "slug": "collect",
  "type": "webapp",
  "editor": "{{EDITOR}}"
Field Description
slug your application unique ID
type kind of application (it can be only webapp or konnector)
editor Name of the editor matching the {{EDITOR_TOKEN}}

⚠️ Here the slug is the unique ID of the application in the registry, so it can’t be changed after the application is already registered.

3) Add a new version of a registered application

⚠️ Please note that an application bundle cannot be larger than 20MB (hardcoded value). This limitation has been implemented to encourage better web application development practices because in general the larger the application bundle is, the worst the performance and user experience will be.

Via cozy-app-publish (highly recommanded)

Here we will show the classical way to add a version using the manual mode of cozy-app-publish as reference. But you may need to look at the Automation CI part of this documentation instead.


  • For this step, you will need your editor token access generated when you created your editor (see below). You have to replace all {{EDITOR_TOKEN}} in this documentation by this token.
  • Don’t forget to build your application first (run yarn build), cozy-app-publish will read the manifest from your build

Firstly, install the cozy-app-publish package using yarn or npm:

yarn add cozy-app-publish --dev

You can also install the package as a global package, but don’t forget to update it frequently

Then use it to publish your application, here is an example for collect:

yarn cozy-app-publish \
--token {{EDITOR_TOKEN}} \
--build-url \
--manual-version 1.0.2-dev.042cef26d9d33ea604fe4364eaab569980b500c9

If you need more information about this tool, you can go to the official cozy-app-publish documentation.

Via curl

Here we will show the classical way to add a version using curl as reference. But you may need to look at our dedicated tool cozy-app-publish or the Automation CI part of this documentation instead.

Prequisites: - For this step, you will need your editor token access generated when you created your editor (see below). You have to replace all {{EDITOR_TOKEN}} in this documentation by this token. - The communication with the registry is done through HTTP requests for now. So we will use the curl command line tool to register our application here.

To add a new version for a registered application, you have to do a POST request with all needed information to the route registryAddress/registry/:appSlug to publish in default space or registryAddress/:space/registry/:appSlug for a named space (see Spaces & Virtual Spaces below) with registryAddress your registry address (for example here http://localhost:8081), :appName your application slug (here drive) and :space your registry space.

Let’s add the version 1.0.1 of the Collect application for example:

# {{EDITOR_TOKEN}} -> your generated editor access token
curl -X "POST" "http://localhost:8081/registry/collect" \
     -H "Authorization: Token {{EDITOR_TOKEN}}" \
     -H "Content-Type: application/json" \
     -d $'{
  "url": "",
  "sha256": "96212bf53ab618808da0a92c7b6d9f2867b1f9487ba7c1c29606826b107041b5",
  "version": "1.0.1",
Field Description
url the archive source of your application, it will be downloaded and checked with the sha256 property
sha256 the sha256 hash of your source archive matching the archive in url (see the notice below)
version version of the application, must match the one in the manifest (see the notice below)

⚠️ Important notices:

  • The version must match the one in the manifest.webapp file for stable release. For beta (X.X.X-betaX) or dev releases (X.X.X-dev.hash256), the version before the cyphen must match the one in the manifest.webapp.
  • If version starts with the v letter (like v1.2.3), then the v letter is silently stripped from version, allowing you to simply publish according to tag name if your tags are labelled vx.y.z.
  • For better integrity, the sha256 provided must match the sha256 of the archive provided in url. If it’s not the case, that will be considered as an error and the version won’t be registered.

Spaces & Virtual Spaces


You can divide your applications between several isolated places, called spaces.

When an application and its versions are published in a space, they are only reachable in that one (you can consider a space like a entire sub-part of the registry). It is espacially useful for splitting up applications by logical topics.

Most of the CLI and API endpoints have a space option. You can refer to the documentation or CLI help to view all available parameters.

Create a space

Spaces are defined in the config file and are automatically created during registry launching.

Add a space entry, followed by your spaces names, and let the registry do the work:

spaces: __default__ myspace foospace
Remove a space

To remove a space, you have to clean all the remaining apps & versions before removing the space entry name.

A CLI is available for the job:

$ cozy-apps-registry rm-space <your-space>


$ cozy-apps-registry rm-space foobar
Warning: You are going to remove space foobar and all its applications. This action is irreversible.
Please enter the space name to confirm: foobar
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.f26bf2b8db3da459071a074a1367ce36e78bb34c
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.cf1efba4c1b6dd08bb5857f5752790f0d2663d6d
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.0bbd57a6ce50af82cfbefb8c231fbfe04516e742
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.21338229a0c2317dc0f3b94e92b22a367f84c537
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.08ab3624136fb70dc996003aebc3049af51f7438
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.4e9d174a3b01acaf8a44b561455efc3f34871142
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.b2654bf00be393aa611fcbb7f70a8ef671895a84
Removing app1/0.7.3-dev.860861868a5dfe294c7120d81fa9feb5387bb57f
Removing app2/0.1.9-dev.954dac9e12e080d591cb76591c311611fed1bea9

You can now delete the name from your config file.

Virtual Spaces

A virtual space is necessarily built over an existing space. It allows to filter by selecting or rejecting applications available on the underlying space.

⚠️ Please note that it is not possible to publish applications or versions on a virtual space.

It is possible to change the name of an application in the virtual space, without changing it in the underlying space, with the cozy-apps-registry overwrite-app-name command. The same thing is possible for the icon with cozy-apps-registry overwrite-app-icon. And the maintenance status can also be changed in the virtual space with the cozy-apps-registry maintenance commands. That’s all for the moment.

Automation (CI)

The following tutorial explains how to connect your continuous integration based on Travis to automatically publish new versions on the apps registry.

In this tutorial, we assume:

  • you have a token allowing you to publish applications for your editor: {{EDITOR_TOKEN}}
  • you are working on a repository plugged on travis and named on github myname/cozy-example

You first need to add the token to your travis configuration file .travis.yml. To do so, you need the travis utility to encrypt its value.

$ travis encrypt REGISTRY_TOKEN={{EDITOR_TOKEN}} -r myname/cozy-example --org
Please add the following to your .travis.yml file:

  secure: "jUAjk..LOOOOONG_ENCRYPTED_STRING.....jdk89="

Like said, you need to add this block of ciphered data in the .travis.yml (if it’s not already done automatically). This will allow you to use the REGISTRY_TOKEN variable in your deployment script.

Then, you can add the publish script in your package.json in order to be used by Travis:

"publish:cozy": "git fetch origin ${DEPLOY_BRANCH:-build}:${DEPLOY_BRANCH:-build} && cozy-app-publish --token $REGISTRY_TOKEN --build-commit $(git rev-parse ${DEPLOY_BRANCH:-build})"

This script will fetch your last commit from the build branch to publish to the registry. If you push a tag, be sure to wait the last build branch Travis build finished in order to have the real last commit to publish.

Finally, you can add this script to your .travis.yml to publish your app using our publishing tool cozy-app-publish during the deploy process:

- yarn add cozy-app-publish
  - provider: script
    repo: myname/cozy-example
    skip-cleanup: true
    script: export DEPLOY_BRANCH=build && yarn deploy && yarn publish:cozy
      branch: master
  - provider: script
    repo: myname/cozy-example
    skip-cleanup: true
    script: export DEPLOY_BRANCH=build && yarn publish:cozy
      tags: true

Important notices:

  • A commit push to the branch master will publish your application in the dev channel of the registry.
  • A tag push (Github release) will publish a stable version (ex: 1.0.0) or a beta version (ex: 1.0.1-beta2) to the registry (automatically handled by the registry).
  • cozy-app-publish will use the github archive URL computing to get the application tarball. If your applicaiton is not on Github, you may need to use the manual mode of the command.

Access control and tokens

The read-only routes of the registry are all public and do not require any access-control. However routes allowing to create applications and versions have access-control policies associated to them.

The registry has two types of access permissions, that are associated to two different tokens:

  • editor tokens: these tokens give access to the publication of new versions on the registry, for a specific editor name, at these conditions:
    • the version’s application must already exist in the registry
    • the version’s application must have the same “editor” value as the token
  • master tokens: these tokens are allowed to create and register new applications on the registry, and associate them with an existing editor name. They also have the same accesses as the editor tokens.

Editor tokens can be specific to one or more applications names that they are allowed to publish.

In order to create tokens, the binary offers a gen-token command-line. Here are some examples to illustrates some usages:

# Generating tokens
  # generate an editor token for the editor "cozy", for any application
  $ cozy-apps-registry gen-token cozy
  # generate an editor token for the editor "cozy" expiring after 30 days
  $ cozy-apps-registry gen-token cozy --max-age 30d
  # generate an editor token for the editor "cozy" for application "collect" and "drive"
  $ cozy-apps-registry gen-token cozy --apps collect,drive
  # generate a master token associated with the editor "cozy" expiring after 30 days
  $ cozy-apps-registry gen-token cozy --master --max-age 30d

# Verifying tokens
  # verify the editor token "XXX" for the editor "cozy"
  $ cozy-apps-registry verify-token cozy "XXX"
  # verify the master token "XXX" associated with the editor "cozy"
  $ cozy-apps-registry verify-token cozy "XXX" --master

# Revoking tokens
  # revoke all editors tokens for the cozy editor
  $ cozy-apps-registry revoke-tokens cozy
  # revoke all master tokens associated with the cozy editor
  $ cozy-apps-registry revoke-tokens cozy --master


In order to set/unset an application into maintenance mode, the binary offers a maintenance command-line. Here are some examples of how to use it:

# Activate maintenance mode for the application 'bank' of space 'myspace'
# Available flagged options:
#  --infra            specify a maintenance specific to our infra
#  --no-manual-exec   specify a maintenance disallowing manual execution
#  --short            specify a short maintenance
$ cozy-apps-registry maintenance activate bank --space myspace

# Deactivate maintenance mode for the application 'bank' of space 'myspace'
$ cozy-apps-registry maintenance deactivate bank --space myspace

Or using a cURL request and a master token:

curl -XPUT \
  -H"Authorization: Token $COZY_REGISTRY_ADMIN_TOKEN" \
  -H"Content-Type: application/json" \
  -d'{"flag_infra_maintenance": false,"flag_short_maintenance": false,"flag_disallow_manual_exec": false,"messages": {"fr": {"long_message": "Bla bla bla","short_message": "Bla"},"en": {"long_message": "Yadi yadi yada","short_message": "Yada"}}}' \

curl -XPUT \
  -H"Authorization: Token $COZY_REGISTRY_ADMIN_TOKEN" \


CouchDB & Swift can be exported into a single archive with cozy-apps-registry export <dump.tar.gz>. Registry data are exported as below:

  • registry/couchdb/{db}/{uuid}.json: CouchDB document exported as JSON
  • registry/swift/{file/path}: Swift document, with the following tar custom metadata
    • COZY.content-type: associated content type

The generated archive can be imported with cozy-apps-registry import -d <dump.tar.gz>. The -d option will drop CouchDB databases and Swift containers related to declared spaces on the registry configuration.

Application confidence grade / labelling

The confidence grade of an applications can be specified by specifying the data_usage_commitment and data_usage_commitment_by fields of the application document.

Possible values for these properties are:

  • data_usage_commitment: specify a technical commitment from the application editor:
  • user_ciphered: technical commitment that the user’s data is encrypted and can only be known by him.
  • user_reserved: commitment that the data is only used for the user, to directly offer its service.
  • none: no commitment
  • data_usage_commitment_by: specify what entity is taking the commitment:
  • cozy: the commitment is taken by cozy
  • editor: the commitment is taken by the application’s editor
  • none: no commitment is taken

To do that, a command line and admin API are available, and be used as follow:

$ cozy-apps-registry modify-app banks --space my_space --data-usage-commitment user_reserved --data-usage-commitment-by editor

Or using a cURL request and a master token:

curl -XPATCH \
  -H"Authorization: Token $COZY_REGISTRY_ADMIN_TOKEN" \
  -H"Content-Type: application/json" \
  -d'{"data_usage_commitment": "user_reserved", "data_usage_commitment_by": "editor"}

The registry can manage Universal links.


Config file

Each space holds its own files. The space determination is based on the request host, so you must bind a domain to a space in the config file.

domain_space: "__default__" "foobar"


Place your files (e.g apple-app-site-association) in the space container. The file must be prepended with universallink/

For the foobar space and file apple-app-site-association, the file has to be named universallink/apple-app-site-association and placed in the foobar container


The following endpoint is available to get any file:


You can now query your endpoint to get your file:

curl -X GET
  "applinks": {
    "apps": [],
    "details": [
        "appID": "",
        "paths": ["/drive"]
        "appID": "",
        "paths": ["/banks"]
        "appID": "",
        "paths": ["/photos"]

Budget-Insight web auth

For some banks integration (Paypal, Orange Bank, Revolut…), Budget-Insight need something similar to universal link because they expect a static domain for fallback but there is a specific domain per Cozy instance. In contrast with universal links, query parameters (provided by BI) are propagated to the final fallback redirection.

http://<registry-domain>/biwebauth?fallback=http%3A%2F%2Fa.cozy%3Ffoo%3Dfoo&bar=bar redirect to http://a.cozy?foo=foo&bar=bar, merging fallback provided query parameters (foo=foo) with webauth provided ones (bar=bar).


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