External API Keys
Previously, a LoginKey was needed to collect and display CA Agile Central data in other systems, such as Confluence. This method also required a seat license to provide a user and password combination.
The API Keys page allows you to create keys that can be used to access your subscription data without using your username and password. However, any application using the API Key you generated will have access and be tracked as if you logged in with your username and password. API Keys do not require an additional CA Agile Central license because they are an extension of your own user license.
API Keys are strings that authenticate a user when accessing the CA Agile Central Web Services API. However, unlike a session token, the API Key does not expire. API Keys obey the permissions of the user that generated them - it is just like using that user’s credentials. Keys are valid as long as the user desires, and can be deleted or reset.
Subscription administrators may view, delete, and reset all active keys in a subscription from the API Keys page.
To create a new key, click Create New API Key, then click Create.
Your key is created and you can edit or delete the key as needed.