Preface

If you have signed-up to Akeyless Vault with email and password, you need to create an Access-ID and Access-Key, provide them access to the correct secrets directory with the appropriate permissions.

To create your first API Key authentication via Akeyless CLI:

$ akeyless create-auth-method -n MyFirstAPIKey

Auth Method MyFirstAPIKey successfully created
- Access ID: p-0n3xseoavf53
- Access Key: By5iftWjVQa6oWMRemI5EhThGTrV/zxnZPKmdrQVpmg=

UI

Configuration

Go to Auth Methods, click New and select API key.

Fill in the details according to the below:

After clicking Save, the new Auth method was successfully created:

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Please Note

It is recommended to save the Access-ID and Access-Key to .CSV file.

Now, please go to Access Roles, click on New and fill the below details:

Click on +Add (for Method):

And select the previously created API Key:

Click on the +Add (Access Path):

Now you have successfully created an Access-ID and Access-Key, provided them access to the correct secrets directory with the appropriate permissions.