Creating API Keys
Every API request must include the following two API keys:
- Account key: Shown in the Settings > Account. Before using the API, you must enable API access for your account .
- Secret key: Created by account owners for their use or for other owners on the same account.
Generating a secret key
To generate a secret key:
Log on to the admin console as an account owner.
Navigate to Settings, and select Cloud API Keys.
If Cloud API Keys is not shown, make sure you have enabled your Account to use API.
To create a new key, click Add new API secret key.
Enter the secret key properties:
User Name: Select the user associated with the key.
API requests using this key will be associated with this user.
API Key Name: A descriptive name for the key.
Two keys associated with the same user must have different names. Key names must meet these requirements:
- Between 10 and 50 characters
- Only letters, digits, hyphens ('-') and underscores ('_')
- No spaces
Click Generate API Key.
A popup window will display the new secret key.
Copy the secret key and store it in a safe location. This is the only time you will be able to retrieve the key.