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Server API Tokens

Applies to:
All MindTouch Versions
Role required:
Admin
Learn how server API tokens provide secure server-side application integrations with the MindTouch API.

Why You Need a Server API Token

Server API tokens are used to create integrations between a server application, IoT, bots, or anything that can communciate over HTTPS, and the MindTouch API. Implementations with server API tokens are typically written in server executed languages such as C#, Java, JavaScript (Node.js), Python, Go, and PHP. The token consists of a key and a secret which are used to sign API requests, allowing valid requests through and rejecting invalid or expired requests. The token secret is meant to be kept in a secure place, and should never be shared or sent across the internet in plain text.

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