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Get your authentication token


Your authentication token encodes your CGC credentials, and uniquely identifies you the CGC. It can be used with a number of features of the CGC instead of a login. These include: * [The CGC uploader](doc:upload-via-the-cgc-uploader) * [The command line uploader](doc:upload-via-the-command-line) * [The CGC API](http://docs.cancergenomicscloud.org/docs/the-cgc-api) ##Find your authentication token ###On the Developer Dashboard To obtain your authentication token, go to the <a href="https://cgc.sbgenomics.com/account/#developer" target="blank">Developer Dashboard.</a> ###On the Platform Alternatively, if you are on the CGC visual interface, to get your authentication token: 1. Go to **Account Settings** in the top right-hand side of the navigation bar. 2. Select the tab marked **Developer** on the left-hand side. 3. Your authentication token will be displayed in the box. [block:callout] { "type": "success", "body": "You can also regenerate the token if, for instance, you suspect its security has been compromised.", "title": "Generate a new authentication token" } [/block]