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Tutorial: Create an API Token with Dashboard (Cloud)

The Tyk Dashboard is the simplest way to generate a new token.

Step 1: Navigate to the keys management page

Keys menu link location

Step 2: Click the add key button

Add key button location

Step 3: Set the key access rights

Leave all the defaults except for selecting Test API from the access rights drop-down and clicking Add, this will add an access rule to the token for the API we just created. This is important, Tyk keys must have an access rule set.

Access rights location

Step 4: Click the create button

Create button location

The page should scroll to the top and you will see the new key on the right-hand side in a green box.

Key success message location

That’s it, you’ve created a key – now we can try and use it.

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