This document describes how to create, enable/disable, delete, and view API keys of the root account.
You can create an API key for a root account. After the API key is created, the root account can use APIs, SDKs, or other development tools to manage the resources under the account.
Click Create Key on the left of the API Key Management page, as shown below:
- One root account can create up to 2 API keys.
- The root account API key represents your account identity and granted permissions, which is equivalent to your login password. Do not disclose it to others.
- An API key is an important credential for creating Tencent Cloud API requests. To keep your assets and services secure, store your keys appropriately, change them regularly, and delete old keys after creating new ones.
You can view and copy the
SecretKey of the API key of the root account. You can use the
SecretKey to use APIs, SDKs, or other developer tools to manage resources under the account.
SecretIdfrom the Key column.
SecretKeyafter completing identity verification.
You can disable an API key of the root account. Tencent Cloud will block all requests that use the API key after it is disabled.
You can click Enable in the "Operation" column to enable the key. After the key is enabled, you can use APIs, SDKs, or other developer tools to manage the resources under the account.
Please note that a deleted API key cannot be retrieved.