Personal Access Tokens

Personal access tokens function similar to session tokens and can be used by integrations to authenticate against the REST API. It is the most commonly used type of token for integrations.

You can create a personal access token and use it in place of a password when performing Git operations over HTTPS with Git on the command line or the API.

A personal access token is required to authenticate to Git account in the following situations:

  • When you're using two-factor authentication

  • To access protected content in an organization that uses SAML single sign-on (SSO). Tokens used with organizations that use SAML SSO must be authorized.


Creating a Personal Access Token


You need a Personal Access Token to integrate with your Jira account on Atlassian cloud. It is available for you to create access token on the platforms listed below according to the corresponding to them instructions: