You can create an AccessKey pair for an Alibaba Cloud account or a RAM user. When you call API operations, you must use the AccessKey pair to complete identity verification.
An AccessKey pair consists of an AccessKey ID and an AccessKey secret.
- The AccessKey ID is used to identify a user.
- The AccessKey secret is used to verify the identity of the user. You must keep your AccessKey secret strictly confidential.
For more infomation, see Create an AccessKey pair.