chronoctl token

The token command reads a private token file, generates and signs the nonce, and then returns an expiring token to be used in the Authorization header. For example:

Authorization: CHRONOGRAF-SHA256 <returned-expiring-token>


chronoctl token [flags]


FlagDescriptionEnv. Variable
-h--helpOutput command help
--chronograf-urlChronograf’s URL (default is http://localhost:8888)CHRONOGRAF_URL
-k--skip-verifySkip TLS certification verification
--priv-key-filePrivate key file location for superadmin token authenticationPRIV_KEY_FILE


The following example uses the RSA key used when started the Chronograf server and returns an expiring token that can be used to gain superadmin access to Chronograf.

The private key must correspond to the public key used when starting the Chronograf server.

chronoctl token --priv-key-file /path/to/chronograf-rsa

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