Create an authentication tokenΒΆ

You can use the Aiven web console to create an authentication token for use with the Aiven command-line interface (CLI) or API.

To create an authentication token:

  1. Log in to the Aiven web console.

  2. Click the user icon in the top-right corner of the page.

  3. Click Authentication and scroll down to Authentication tokens.

  4. Click Generate token.

  5. Enter a description and a time limit for the token. Leave the Max age hours field empty if you do not want the token to expire.

  6. Click Generate token.

  7. Click the Copy icon or select and copy the access token.

    Note

    You cannot get the token later after you close this view.

  8. Paste the copied token to a text editor.

  9. Click Close.

You can now use the authentication token to access your account in the Aiven CLI or API.