Get authentication details

To start authenticating requests to a cloud origin, you first need to obtain the access key identifier and the secret associated with your cloud provider's account.

Edge servers use these authentication details to compute a signature for requests to Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Google Cloud Storage. This lets the cloud provider identify the users making requests and grant them access to requested resources.

Before you begin

If you don't already have an access key, create one for your account:

How to

Get authentication details associated with your cloud provider's account:

  • For AWS, retrieve the access key ID and secret access key set for your account. You can check for it in the .csv file that you saved when creating your access key.

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If you didn't download the CSV file, or if you lost it, you may need to delete the existing access key and add a new one. See Resetting lost access keys for AWS.

  • For applications migrated to Google Cloud Storage: working in interoperability mode, retrieve the access ID and secret set for your service account. You can check for it in the file you saved when creating your HMAC key.

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If you didn't download the file, or if you lost it, you may need to delete the existing HMAC key and add a new one. See Managing HMAC keys for service accounts.

Next steps

Make note of the authentication details from your cloud provider. You will need them to Create an access key.


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