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How to create personal access token for a service account in confluence data center?



I have a service account in Confluence. and i would like to create a personal access token for that service account. 

I need to run some APIs through that service account.

Can you please tell me how to create a personal access token for a service account? can it be created by an admin? through any API?



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Hi @Tushar Patil 

Welcome to the Atlassian Community.

The ability to create PATs on behalf of users is currently an open feature request on CONFSERVER-60536 .


As a workaround, if you cannot authenticate as the service account, is to use some sort of User switch App available from the Marketplace , such as the User Switcher for Confluence by Sweet Bananas .

That way you can impersonate the service account and generate the PAT.

I hope that helps.

Kind regards,
Thiago Masutti

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