Create your free account in Incident Response using your email address

One free account gets you into everything Lightstep! Create a free online account in under a minute, by registering with name, email address, and password. You can get hands-on experience of the product even before purchasing it.

Before you begin

Role required: None


  1. Navigate to
  2. In the Create an Account window, enter the required details such as your name, email address, subdomain, and the password you want to use for the account.

    If you do not use the same email address for Slack and Lightstep Incident Response (LIR), then you must create a secondary email address in your LIR Profile, under Contact Methods, for the email address that you want to use for Slack.


    For detailed information on using your Google account to signup for Incident Response, see Create your free account in Incident Response using your Google account. Using a Google account to sign up, allows you to use Sign in with Google. If you use your Google email to sign up here instead, you have to use it as your login going forward.

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    You cannot create more than one account in Lightstep Incident Response using the same email address.

  3. Select Start your 30 day free trial.
    Once completed, you start at your Incident Response home page with the Onboarding guide.

What to do next

Complete onboarding tasks