# Zendesk

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

# Prerequisites

Create a Zendesk (opens new window) account.

# Using OAuth

  1. Open your Zendesk dashboard.
  2. Click on the gear icon on the left.
  3. Click on 'API' under the CHANNELS section in the sidebar.
  4. Click on the OAuth Clients tab.
  5. Click on the Add OAuth client button.
  6. Enter the client name in the Client Name field.
  7. Enter a description in the Description field.
  8. Copy the 'OAuth Callback URL' provided in the 'Zendesk OAuth2 API' credentials in n8n.
  9. Paste it in the Redirect URLs field on the Zendesk API credentials page.
  10. Click on the Save button.
  11. Click on the OK button on the Please store the secret that will appear pop-up.
  12. Scroll down to the Secret section and copy the displayed Secret.
  13. Paste this secret in the Client Secret field in the 'Zendesk OAuth2 API' credentials in n8n.
  14. Copy the Unique identifier from the Zendesk API credentials page.
  15. Paste it in the Client ID field in the 'Zendesk OAuth2 API' credentials in n8n.
  16. Enter your Zendesk subdomain in the Subdomain field in the 'Zendesk OAuth2 API' credentials in n8n. Refer to the FAQs to learn more about subdomain.
  17. Enter the name for your credentials in the Credentials Name field in the 'Zendesk OAuth2 API' credentials in n8n.
  18. Click on the circle button in the OAuth section to connect a Zendesk account to n8n.
  19. Click on the Save button to save your credentials.

The following video demonstrates the steps mentioned above.

# Using Access Token

  1. Open your Zendesk dashboard.
  2. Click on the gear icon on the left.
  3. Click on 'API' under the CHANNELS section in the sidebar.
  4. If Token access is disabled, click on the switch to toggle it to 'Enabled'.
  5. Click on the Add API token button.
  6. Enter a description in the API token description field.
  7. Click on the Copy button to copy the API token.
  8. Click on the Save button.
  9. Enter the name for your credentials in the Credentials Name field in the 'Zendesk API' credentials in n8n.
  10. Enter your Zendesk subdomain in the Subdomain field. Refer to the FAQs to learn more about subdomain.
  11. Enter your Zendesk email address in the Email field.
  12. Paste the API token in the API Token field.
  13. Click on the Save button to save your credentials.

The following video demonstrates the steps mentioned above.

# FAQs

# How do I get my Zendesk subdomain?

To get your Zendesk subdomain, follow the steps mentioned below.

  1. Access your Zendesk dashboard.
  2. Copy the string of characters located between https:// and .zendesk.com/agent/dashboard in your Zendesk URL. This string is the subdomain. For example, if your Zendesk URL is https://example.zendesk.com/agent/dashboard, the subdomain will be example.