You apply a custom access level to an API key when granting access to your integrations.

Note: Select a user role from the Custom Access Level drop-down menu for testing purposes only. User roles can contain unversioned APIs. For information on all currently supported and versioned APIs, see Carbon Black Developer Network.


Create a custom access level. See Create Access Levels.


  1. On the left navigation pane, click Settings > API Access.
  2. Click the API Keys tab and click Add API Key.
  3. Enter a name for your API Key and a short description.
  4. Select Custom from the Access Level Type dropdown menu.
  5. Select either a user role or an access level that is available in your organization from the Custom Access Level dropdown menu.
  6. To apply the changes, select Save.


The newly created API key displays in the API Keys tab.

What to do next

Use the Actions column to edit the API key, or the dropdown menu to view the associated API key credentials and notifications history.