Manage security codes

A security code is a code used by an external program to access your domain's AODocs data using the AODocs APIs. Security codes provide access level as a specific user or as a super administrator.

Important: Only AODocs super administrators can create security codes.

Access the “Security code” settings page
Generate a security code
Manage the expiration date
Delete a security code


Access the “Security code” settings page

1. Go to the Domain Administration.

2. Click on “Third-party access” in the left menu.


Generate a security code

By default, the security code is available for 24 hours. After this delay, the security code is no longer usable and is no longer listed in this page.

1. Click the “+” icon.

2. Select the access level of you new security code.

  • Super administrator”: This option allows to perform super administrator operations with the security code.
  • Same user as”: This option allows to perform operations the specified user can with the security code. If you choose a super administrator email address who is demoted to the user status, the security code will remain active but its scope will be limited.

3. Click “Save”.
The security code is automatically generated and displayed in the “Name” column.


Manage the expiration date

  • Edit the expiration date

You can edit the expiration date until the current one.

1. Select the security code to edit.

2. Click the “Menu” icon.

3. Click “Edit”.

4. Select a new expiration date.

5. Click “Save”.

  • Make the security code permanent

If you select this option, the expiration date is set for 100 years and one week from the current date.

1. Select the security code to edit.

2. Click the “Menu” icon.

3. Click “ Make permanent”.
Your changes are automatically applied.

  • Reset the expiration date

This option allows you to reset the expiration date. The expiration date becomes the current date plus 24 hours. 

1. Select the security code to edit.

2. Click the “Menu” icon.

3. Click “Reset”.
Your changes are automatically applied.


Delete a security code

1. Select the security code to delete.

2. Click the “Menu” icon.

3. Click “Delete”.
The security code is automatically deleted and is no longer available.

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