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What Is My Credentials?

The My Credentials page is used to manage your credentials that are used for accessing HUAWEI CLOUD.

The credentials include API credentials used to access HUAWEI CLOUD using APIs and access keys used to access HUAWEI CLOUD using development tools.


  1. Log in to HUAWEI CLOUD and click Console in the upper right corner.

  2. On the management console, move the cursor to the username in the upper right corner, and choose My Credentials from the drop-down list.

  3. On the My Credentials page, view your API Credentials and Access Keys. Table 1 describes the credential information on the My Credentials page.

    Table 1 Credential information



    IAM Username

    Username of an IAM user used for logging in to HUAWEI CLOUD.

    IAM User ID

    ID of the IAM user, which is automatically generated by HUAWEI CLOUD.

    Account Name

    An entity (such as an enterprise) name automatically created upon successful registration. The account pays bills for the use of cloud resources.

    Account ID

    ID of the account, which is automatically generated by HUAWEI CLOUD.


    Projects group and isolate resources (including compute, storage, and network resources) across physical regions. A project can be a department or a project group. For more refined resource management, you can create subprojects under a specific region and purchase resources in the subprojects.

    Project List

    List of projects the user is authorized to access. A project must be specified when you call native OpenStack APIs.

    Access Keys

    Access key ID/Secret access key (AK/SK) pairs used for accessing the system through APIs. A maximum of two access keys can be created.