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How to create API Tokens in Confluence 6.10 Data Center?

I have a request from a User for a Confluence REST API token. Can I create a REST API token in Confluence 6.10 Data center? I am a new administrator for Confluence. Thanks,

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There is no token-based auth for Confluence Server or Data Center.

The relevant docs are a bit outdated, but this is still valid: https://developer.atlassian.com/server/confluence/using-the-rest-apis-prototype-only/

This was true then, but now Confluence 7.9 and later have Personal Auth tokens.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/enterprise/using-personal-access-tokens-1026032365.html

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@Yves Martin  thanks for pointing to my app

@Bill Brinkley right now I'm on a halfway to get DC approval, so you can click watch app to be notified on new DC approved release

P.S. feel free to ask any question :)

Like Vladimirimir Pirotskiy likes this

Btw, DC approval is done and available on the marketplace API Tokens for Confluence Data Center

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For future visitors, Personal Access Tokens have been part of Confluence Data Center since 7.9.

https://confluence.atlassian.com/enterprise/using-personal-access-tokens-1026032365.html

Hi Bill,

this may be too old now for you to benefit - however it may still be worth someone who stumbles across this topic.

We have released a 3rd party App that implements the API Token Concept in Confluence & Jira.

It's available for both Server & Data-Center. It also has some additional security features (blocking normal basic auth, IP address restrictions, etc) that some people may find interesting.

Cheers,
Chris

P.S. Full disclosure, I work for resolution, a marketplace vendor.

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