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Get started with Temporal Cloud

Follow these steps to start using Temporal Cloud:

1. Sign up for Temporal Cloud!

To create a Temporal Cloud account, sign up here.

2. Accept Global Admin permissions

You received email from Temporal that welcomes you to your new Temporal account. Your email address is now the first Global Admin for your account.

3. Setup CA certificates

You must provide your own CA certificates. These certificates are needed to create a Namespace, which are in turn used to grant Temporal Clients and Workers access to it.

For certificate requirements, see the following:

4. Create a Namespace

Create a Namespace in Temporal Cloud using the Temporal Cloud UI or tcld, if you don't already have a Namespace (or want to create another).

5. Invite users

Adding a user to your Temporal Cloud Account includes sending an email invite that the user must then accept. To add users, see the following:

How to invite users to your Temporal Cloud account

6. Connect to Temporal Cloud

Update your Temporal Client connections and Workers to use your Temporal Cloud Namespace credentials.

Each SDK has a way to use your CA certificates and private keys to authenticate and authorize access to your Temporal Cloud Namespace.