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Create an Access Grant

Access Grants give access to a project to create buckets, upload files to the network, and read them when they are needed.
  1. Give your new Access Grant a name.

2. Assign permission to the Access Grant.

If you click "Continue in Browser", our client-side javascript will finalize your access grant for you with your encryption passphrase, and only send your access grant to our servers if you explicitly register it for S3 compatibility.

However, if you are still reluctant to enter your passphrase into our web application for end-to-end encryption purposes, that's completely understandable, and you should select "Continue in CLI" and follow these instructions.

The instructions for step 3. and 4. below assume you selected "Continue in Browser."

3. Select a Passphrase type: Either create your own Encryption Passphrase or Generate a 12-Word Mnemonic Passphrase. Make sure you save your encryption passphrase as you'll not be able to reset this after it's created.

This passphrase is important! Encryption keys derived from it are used to encrypt your data at rest, and your data will have to be re-uploaded if you want it to change!

Importantly, if you want two access grants to have access to the same data, they must use the same passphrase. You won't be able to access your data if the passphrase in your access grant is different than the passphrase you uploaded the data with.

Please note that Storj Labs does not know or store your encryption passphrase, so if you lose it, you will not be able to recover your files.

4. Access Grant is generated. The Access Grant will only display once. Save this information in a password manager or wherever you prefer to store sensitive information.