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chronoctl token

The token command reads a private token file, generates and signs the nonce, and then returns an expiring token to be used in the Authorization header. For example:

Authorization: CHRONOGRAF-SHA256 <returned-expiring-token>

Usage

chronoctl token [flags]

Flags

Flag Description Env. Variable
-h --help Output command help
--chronograf-url Chronograf’s URL (default is http://localhost:8888) CHRONOGRAF_URL
-k --skip-verify Skip TLS certification verification
--priv-key-file Private key file location for superadmin token authentication PRIV_KEY_FILE

Examples

The following example uses the RSA key used when started the Chronograf server and returns an expiring token that can be used to gain superadmin access to Chronograf.

The private key must correspond to the public key used when starting the Chronograf server.

chronoctl token --priv-key-file /path/to/chronograf-rsa

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