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Organization API keys have two parts: a Public Key and a Private Key. You need both to access the Atlas Administration API. You can't use an API key to log into Atlas through its console.
When you create a new API key, Atlas grants key the following permissions:
You can add more permissions to the new API key when you create it.
To make this API request, you must have the
Organization Owner role.
To make this API request:
- Configure an IP access list.
- Add the IP addresses or CIDR blocks of your client applications to the access list using the console or API. If you host your application on AWS, you can use an AWS security group ID as well.
Changing an API key's access list might impact multiple organizations, projects, or both.
- Enter a Description.
- In the Organization Permissions menu, select the new role or roles for the API key.