RapidFort Service Accounts
Create a RapidFort service account for your CI/CD pipeline
The RapidFort CLI tools require authenticating with RapidFort.
For CI/CD pipelines, we recommend creating a RapidFort service account.

Step 1: Log into the RapidFort Dashboard

Open a web browser, navigate to the RapidFort dashboard, and log in.

Step 2: Create a Service Account

Go to the Settings page. Select Service Accounts and Create new service account.
  • Name/Tag: Enter a tag for the service account (e.g. "GitLab Runner").
  • Expiration time: Select an expiration time (e.g. 90 days).
  • Password: Enter your password.
Create the service account.

Step 3: Add the Service Account Credentials

Copy the service account credentials to your clipboard or download the credentials to your system.
credentials
[rapidfort-user]
access_id = RFabcdefghijkl123456
secret_key = 01234567891011abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz
rf_root_url = https://rapidfort.example.com
To use the service account, you can either set environment variables or update the RapidFort credentials file on the client system.
You can set the following environment variables:
  • RF_ACCESS_ID
  • RF_SECRET_ACCESS_KEY
You can also update the RapidFort credentials file on the client system with the service account credentials. By default, the RapidFort credentials file is located in ~/.rapidfort/credentials.
You may delete service accounts. Once a service account has been deleted, the access id and secret access key will no longer be valid.
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