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Discourse credentials#

You can use these credentials to authenticate the following nodes:


  • Host an instance of Discourse
  • Create an account on your hosted instance and make sure that you are an admin

Supported authentication methods#

  • API key

Refer to Discourse's API documentation for more information about the service.

Using API key#

To configure this credential, you'll need:

  • The URL of your Discourse instance, for example
  • An API Key: Create an API key through the Discourse admin panel. Refer to the Discourse create and configure an API key documentation for instructions on creating an API key and specifying a username.
  • A Username: Use your own name, system, or another user.

Refer to the Authentication section of the Discourse API documentation for examples.