Generating API Tokens

API tokens are used to authenticate kintone REST API requests that are sent from external programs.
Specifying an API token for the "X-Cybozu-API-Token" header of a request authenticates the request and executes the API.

Example of a request that uses an API token
GET /k/v1/record.json?app=7&id=100 HTTP/1.1
Host: example.cybozu.com:443
X-Cybozu-API-Token:(API token)

For details on authentication that uses API tokens, see "User Authentication" on the following page:
Common Specifications of REST API (cybozu developer network)

  1. Open the app settings page.
    Opening App Settings Page
  2. Click the "App Settings" tab.
  3. Under "Customization and Integration", click "API Token".
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  4. Click "Generate".
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  5. Select the check boxes of actions to be allowed for the generated API token. Image

  6. Click "Save" on the upper left side of the screen.