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REST API to change token

jszhang I'm New Here Nov 29, 2021

I have a requirement to automatically change service account Jira Token before expiration,  but it seems I can't find right one, please point me to right document.

 

Thanks

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Darryl Lee Community Leader Nov 29, 2021

This is possible with Server/Data Center: Creating PATs using REST API 

But I'm not finding anything similar for Cloud: Manage API tokens for your Atlassian account 

I believe that @Veera meant to say here that there is NOT "a REST END point which can be used to create API token on behalf of a user".

Further, Hans Z. on stackoverflow.com makes a good point:

Typically not because to access such an API you'd need an API token. Accessing such an API with username/password defeats some of the principles behind API/access tokens.

 

jszhang I'm New Here Dec 01, 2021

Thanks, I guess we have to manually renew it.

Darryl Lee Community Leader Dec 01, 2021

Yeah, sorry for the bad news. Could you please Accept my answer? Thanks!

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