Guides - Get an API Access Token

Your gateway to everything Linode offers: Automate tasks in the Cloud Manager, create Linodes, manage IP addresses, and open support tickets using an intuitive REST API.

Create a Linode account to try this guide with a $ credit.
This credit will be applied to any valid services used during your first  days.
  1. Log in to the Cloud Manager.

  2. Click on your username at the top of the screen and select My Profile.

    Select My Profile

  3. Select the API Tokens tab:

    Select API Tokens tab in My Profile Settings

  4. Click on Add a Personal Access Token and choose the access rights you want users authenticated with the new token to have.

    Add a Personal Access Token

    When you have finished, click Submit to generate an API token string. Copy the token and save it in a secure location. You will not be able to view the token through the Cloud Manager after closing the popup.

This page was originally published on

Your Feedback Is Important

Let us know if this guide was helpful to you.