(Legacy) Generate Credentials for an Application
This documentation is for the legacy Konnect environment at
konnect.konghq.com. For the
cloud.konghq.com environment, see the
current Konnect documentation.
A credential, or API key, identifies and authenticates the developer application making a request. Use the API key either in the request URL as a query parameter, or in the request header.
You can permanently delete any credential at any time. See Delete a credential.
Generate a credential
A credential, or API key, generated in the Konnect Dev Portal is a 32-character string associated with an Application. An Application can have multiple credentials.
In the Dev Portal, click My Apps from the dropdown menu under your login email.
Click the Application for which you want to generate a credential.
In the Authentication pane, click Generate Credential.
Test the generated credential by making a call to the service the
Application is registered with
Delete a credential
You can permanently delete a credential. Note that the credential cannot be restored.
Navigate to an application’s details page.
In the Authentication pane, click the cog icon of the credential you want to permanently delete and click Delete.