How to create a Tempo Cloud API token


To use the Tempo CLI with a Jira Cloud instance, you will need to add a tempoToken parameter to your customized start script or directly on a Tempo CLI action. The value of the parameter should be a token generated for the instance being accessed following the procedure below. You need CLI 8.7 or above to use the Tempo CLI with a Cloud instance.

A Tempo API token is unique to an instance and is distinct from Atlassian API tokens which work across Cloud instances.

Create a personal authorization token

To create a personal authorization token, you need to login to your Jira Cloud instance. Navigate to the Tempo settings menu and select API Integration.

Alternative for Tempo administrators

Tempo administrators can generate an API token with more capabilities, if needed. Refer to How to Tempo Cloud REST APIs for more information.