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Creating a Censys connection

Using API Token

To create the connection you need:

  • An API ID
  • An API Secret

Obtaining the credentials

  1. Select your account in the top left corner.


  2. Select the My Account tab.


  3. Select the API tab.


  4. Copy your API ID and Secret.


Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Censys icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Token as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The API ID
    • The API Secret
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.