Generating Tokens
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Generating Tokens

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You need to be assigned the API Execute permission to use your token to authenticate to Panaya.
If the email of the user who created the token changes, the token will need to be created again

To create your Access Token - 

  1. Click on Settingsto open up the Configuration panel
  2. In Security, select Generate & Manage API Tokens
  3. Click on + Generate API Token
  4. Select the token type -

    API Token (Recommended)
    Enables quick Panaya authentication with the HTTP Authorization request header. Does not expire.
    For API Tokens, set the token name and click on Generate
    Check the "Fill Token with user as it should be sent to Panaya's API", before copying the token to the clipboard for your Rest simulator (such as Postman).
    You can select add the user as it should be sent to Panaya's API.
    After closing the pop-up, you cannot view this token again.

    Access Token
    An expiring token is used for calling the Login API (mainly for Jira integration).
    Set a Token Name and Expiration Date for an access token, then click Generate.
  5. Copy the token to the clipboard to be used in your Rest simulator (such as Postman)
  6. To disable a token, select the token in the list and click on Revoke

User Admin?
You can monitor and deactivate user access tokens at any time.

Do you have more than one Panaya account?
The Token user can only be associated with one Panaya account.

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