This topic describes how to create an AccessKey pair for an Alibaba Cloud account or Resource Access Management (RAM) user. When you call the Alibaba Cloud Content Delivery Network (CDN) API, you must use the AccessKey pair to complete identity verification.
- The AccessKey ID is used to verify the identity of a user.
- The AccessKey secret is used to encrypt and verify the signature string for identity authentication. You must keep your AccessKey secret strictly confidential.
For more information, see Create an AccessKey pair.