# Mattermost

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

# Prerequisites

Note: A system administrator has to grant permission to the user to generate an access token. Refer to the FAQs to learn how a system administrator can grant this permission.

# Using Access Token

  1. Click on your username on the top left corner and select 'Account Settings' from the dropdown list.
  2. Click on the Security tab.
  3. Click on Edit in the Personal Access Tokens section.
  4. Click on the Create Token button.
  5. Enter a description in the Token Description field.
  6. Click on the Save button.
  7. Click on the Yes, Create button.
  8. Use this Acess Token with your Mattermost node credentials in n8n.

Generating Access Token

# FAQs

# How to grant permissions to the users to generate access tokens?

A system admin has to grant permissions to the users for the user to create access tokens. If you're a system admin, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Click on your username on the top left corner and select 'System Console' from the dropdown list.
  2. Click on Integration Management under the INTEGRATIONS section on the left sidebar.
  3. Go to Integration Management.
  4. Scroll down to the Enable Personal Access Tokens and enable personal access tokens.
  5. Click on the Save button.
  6. Click on Users under the USER MANAGEMENT section on the left sidebar.
  7. Personal access tokens are generated for individual users, so they must be enabled for each user. Click on Member next to the user you want to grant permission to, and select 'Manage Roles' from the dropdown list.
  8. Check the Allow this account to generate personal access tokens checkbox.
  9. Select any additional permissions you want to grant the user and click on the Save button.

Note: You may also create a bot account and apply the same for it.

The user can now generate a personal access token by going to their account settings and following the steps mentioned above.

Granting permission to user

# Further Reading