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Create new app password using existing app password


I'm trying figure out how to setup auto rotation for my app password using the bitbucket api.

The idea is: I create one app password with X amount of permissions including account permissions. After 30 days I'd like to create a new app password with the same permission set and delete the old one.


Does anyone know if there is an API endpoint for creating or deleting app passwords?

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Neil Atlassian Team Aug 15, 2022

Hi @Mattias Åsell and welcome to the Atlassian Community. Unfortunately, there is not a set of APIs/resources for managing app passwords in Bitbucket Cloud. App passwords can only be created/destroyed in the Access Management > App Passwords section of your account management.

Any particular reason? Where can I create a request for this to be added? Feels like a basic security feature.


Realistically users aren't going to regenerate the app password, hence I'd like to build a feature so this can be done automatically.

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