# Cortex

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes with Cortex.

# Prerequisites

Install Cortex (opens new window) on your server.

# Using API Key

  1. Access your Cortex dashboard.
  2. Click on your user icon on the top right corner and select 'Settings'.
  3. Scroll down to the API Key section and click on the Reveal button.
  4. Use the API Key and your Cortex instance URL with your Cortex node credentials in n8n.

Getting Cortex credentials