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POST Create a signing key

A signing key is used to sign JWTs and are necessary to make a stream private.

When you create a signing key, the request returns a base64 encoded pem keypair, where

  • The publicKey is a representation of the public key, encoded as base 64 and is passed as a string
  • The privateKey is displayed only on creation. This is the only moment where the client can save the private key, otherwise it will be lost. Remember to decode your string when signing JWTs

Up to 10 signing keys can be generated, after that you must delete at least one signing key to create a new one.


curl \
--header 'Authorization: Bearer {api_key}' \
-H "Content-Type: application/json" \


"id": "0f6a1b5a-333c-4ef3-9775-589a2907e105",
"name": "Signing Key 2",
"userId": "2b22f1de-875e-45a0-908d-593281988fb2",
"createdAt": 1663863391700,
"publicKey": "LS0tLS1CRUdJTiBQVUJMSUMgS0VZLS0tLS0KTUZrd0V3WUhLb1pJemowQ0FRWUlLb1pJemowREFRY0RRZ0FFeVlZZGNKL0tFbUIrWjAvb29sbXJ2bXNlblRiNgpnc1FuQmhnRVhmdkhycDgxNFg0b0lBbVg1VjlnZzhEclJLUFRhNWxlRkhRYm5LQ0VvTk1NckoxK2F3PT0KLS0tLS1FTkQgUFVCTElDIEtFWS0tLS0tCg==",
"privateKey": "-----BEGIN PRIVATE KEY-----\nMIGHAgEAMBMGByqGSM49AgEGCCqGSM49AwEHBG0wawIBAQQg+Sebp896yp2JZouz\n9v1hlnu5ivJMp0CeXzxEr/6ZTL2hRANCAATJhh1wn8oSYH5nT+iiWau+ax6dNvqC\nxCcGGARd+8eunzXhfiggCZflX2CDwOtEo9NrmV4UdBucoISg0wysnX5r\n-----END PRIVATE KEY-----\n"