Get Your API Credentials
In order to use Akamai APIs or the CLI, you need to set up a mechanism for authentication. In this mission you learn how to how to create an API client and configure credentials to access the APIs you need for Launchpad missions. 10-15 min
Discover how Akamai uses credentials to secure API transactions and set up the authentication tokens you need for the Launchpad missions.
In this mission you’ll:
- Create an API client in Control Center
- Add credentials to your .edgerc file
- Make API calls
- Find additional API resources
Who’s this course for?
Anyone who wants to use Akamai APIs and Akamai CLI.
What do I need before I start?
To create an API client, you need access to Control Center and permission to manage API authorizations.
How long will it take?
About 10-15 minutes.
This course is self-paced. There are no deadlines, and you can come back to review the material at any time.
What will I get?
When you successfully complete this mission, you'll get the API credentials badge.