Generate an API Token in Hetzner Cloud

By Colin Wilson on 24 November, 2020

Generate an API Token in Hetzner Cloud

Introduction

Hetzner Cloud allows users to generate an API token for use with 3rd party applications.

Prerequisites

Step 1 - Generate a new Hetzner Cloud API Key

  1. Log into the Hetzner Cloud Console
  2. Create a new project and select it.
  3. Click on ‘Security’ from the sidebar inside your new project.
  4. Click on ‘API Tokens’ from the horizontal menu followed by ‘Generate API Token’.

Generate New Token popup modal

  1. Enter a description for your token (e.g. my-new-token). Select the ‘Read & Write’ option and then click ‘Generate API Token’ to generate your new token.

New Token Generated modal

Your token has now been generated and saved to your project.

IMPORTANT: Save your token somewhere safe for later use, it will not be shown again.

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