Updated on 2022-09-21 GMT+08:00

My Credentials

You can manage your security credentials on the My Credentials page.

To access HUAWEI CLOUD using APIs, obtain security credentials (such as the account name and project ID) on the API Credentials page. On the Access Keys page, you can manage access keys (AK/SK) used for API access.


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

  2. On the management console, hover over 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 Credential information



    API Credentials

    IAM User Name

    Username used for logging in to HUAWEI CLOUD.

    IAM User ID

    ID of the IAM user, which is automatically generated by HUAWEI CLOUD. The IAM user ID cannot be modified.

    Account Name

    Automatically created upon successful registration of an entity (such as an enterprise). The account pays bills for the use of cloud resources under the account. Resources of different accounts are isolated.

    Account ID

    ID of the account, which is automatically generated by HUAWEI CLOUD. The account ID cannot be modified.

    Project ID

    ID of a project, which is automatically generated by HUAWEI CLOUD. The project ID cannot be modified.


    Projects group and isolate resources (including compute, storage, and network resources) across physical regions. A project can be a department or a project group. All your resources are managed by project.

    Access Keys

    Access key ID/Secret access key (AK/SK) pairs used for API access. You can create a maximum of two access keys.

    If you have logged in as a federated user, you are a virtual IAM user.