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Cloud API Key Management

API keys are generated in Coinbase Cloud.

Permissions

  • Admin and Owner types can create, view, and delete keys.
  • Users can only view keys.
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Admins and Owners can create up to ten API key pairs.

Creating API Keys

There are two ways to create an API key -- within a project or via Settings. Both methods create the same type of private/public key pair (for asymmetric cryptography).

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To regenerate an API key, you can delete and recreate in Settings.

Within a Project

On the Coinbase Cloud dashboard:

  1. Click WaaS at the bottom left.
  2. Click the Get an access key tab.
  3. Click Download & close.
  4. Secure your private/public key pair in a safe location.

Under Settings

On the Coinbase Cloud dashboard:

  1. Click Settings at the bottom left.
  2. Click the API management tab.
  3. Click Create API access key.
  4. Click Create key.
  5. Click Download & close.
  6. Secure your private/public key pair in a safe location.

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