Managing personal access tokens
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Users can create personal access tokens and use them in place of passwords for Git over HTTPS, or to authenticate when using the Bitbucket Data Center and Server REST API . As an administrator, you can edit and revoke tokens, and set global token settings.
Editing and revoking tokens
As an administrator, you can’t create tokens for users. However, once a user has created a token, you can edit or revoke it.
To edit or revoke a token:
Go to > Users.
Search for the user and click on them.
Open the Personal access tokens tab.
Click Edit or Revoke.
Clicking Edit will allow you to change a token’s name or its permissions. If it has an expiry date, however, you will not be able to modify it. Once a token’s expiry date has been set, it can’t be changed.
Require token expiry
By default, when a user is creating a personal access token, they can choose whether they want it to expire. As a system administrator, for added security you can make setting a token expiry a requirement.
To require token expiry:
Go to > Personal access tokens.
Choose Yes for Expiry required.
Enter the Max days until expiry.
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