Dev Server Account Policy

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You need to read and agree to this policy before you can get a Dev Server Account. See also Using the dev server.


  • Directly OpenStreetMap related.
  • Non-Commercial
  • Preferably Open Source
  • Don't be evil.

Strongly Discouraged

  • Distributed Rendering / Computing
  • Installing and making large web applications publicly available. (e.g. phpMyAdmin, MediaWiki, etc.)
  • Own copies of the official Planet.osm from


  • You are responsible for the security of any applications you install or make available. (including web applications)
  • Use the shared Planet.osm folder. /data/planet/ (Update on 2011/07/11: Since the planet server was moved to a different site, this is no longer available. A local mirror may be setup at some point.)