Vertica Analytics Platform Version 10.1.x Documentation

VerticaAPIKey

The Management API requires an authentication key, named VerticaAPIKEY, to access some API resources. You can manage API keys by using the apikeymgr command-line tool.

usage: apikeymgr [-h] [--user REQUESTOR] [--app APPLICATION] [--delete]
                 [--create] [--update] [--migrate]
                 [--secure {restricted,normal,admin}] [--list]

API key management tool

optional arguments:
  -h, --help            show this help message and exit
  --user REQUESTOR      The name of the person requesting the key
  --app APPLICATION     The name of the application that will use the key
  --delete              Delete the key for the given R & A
  --create              Create a key for the given R & A
  --update              Update a key for the given R & A
  --migrate             migrate the keyset to the latest format
  --secure {restricted,normal,admin}
                        Set the keys security level
  --list                List all the keys known

Example Request

To create a new VerticaAPIKEY for the dbadmin user with admin access, enter the following:

$ apikeymgr --user dbadmin --app vertica --create --secure admin

Response:

Requestor  : dbadmin
Application: vertica
API Key    : ValidAPIKey
Synchronizing cluster...