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How to generate and when to use Jira Cloud API token?

An API token can be used as a password when setting up a migration from/to Jira Service Desk. If you sign in your Jira Service Desk with a Google account or have Two-step verification enabled, this method is an easy way to authenticate and continue the migration.

To generate a Jira Cloud API token you have to:

1. Go to https://id.atlassian.com/manage/api-tokens

2. Click "Create API token":

3. Name your token, so you could easily understand what it's for and click "Create":

4. Copy and paste into Migration Wizard:

Once the migration is over, you can revoke access by clicking the "Revoke" button:

 

 

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