This topic describes FAQ about AccessKey pairs.

What information is displayed when I create an AccessKey pair for the first time?

When you create an AccessKey pair for the first time, the following information is displayed:
  • AccessKey ID
  • AccessKey secret

Page of creating an AccessKey pair

What information can be viewed after I create an AccessKey pair?

After creating an AccessKey pair, you can query the basic information of the AccessKey pair. For more information, see View basic information about an access key.

Note You can only view the basic information of the AccessKey pair, such as the AccessKey ID, status, creation time, and the time when the pair was last used.

Basic information of an AccessKey pair

Can I view the AccessKey ID after I create an AccessKey pair?

After creating an AccessKey, you can query the AccessKey ID.


AccessKey ID

Can I view the AccessKey secret after I create an AccessKey pair?

The AccessKey secret is only displayed when you create an AccessKey pair, and is unavailable for subsequent queries. We recommend that you save the AccessKey secret for subsequent use.

How can I view the AccessKey secret?

When creating an AccessKey pair, you can manually save the AccessKey pair information to an on-premises device by using either of the following two methods:


Download or copy the AccessKey pair information
  • Click Download CSV file to download an excel that contains the AccessKey pair information to an on-premises device. The information includes the status, AccessKey ID, and AccessKey secret.
  • Click Copy to save the AccessKey ID and AccessKey secret to an on-premises device.

How can I check whether the AccessKey pair is in use?

You can view the time when the AccessKey pair was last used to check whether the pair is in use.

Note Use caution when you delete an AccessKey pair. If the AccessKey pair is being used by an app, system errors may occur on the app.

The time when an AccessKey pair was last used