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AbuseIPDB Authentication Guide

How to authenticate AbuseIPDB for use with Tines

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Written by Fergal Collins
Updated over a week ago

AbuseIPDB is a project dedicated to helping combat the spread of hackers, spammers, and abusive activity on the internet.

First, get an AbuseIPDB API key

  1. Navigate to and click "Sign up" to create a new account. Existing AbuseIPDB users can click "Login"

  2. In the middle panel, click "API" and then "Create Key"

  3. Give the key a name and then copy the key

Lastly, create the AbuseIPDB credential in Tines

  1. Login to your Tines tenant

  2. Navigate to the team that will be using the API and click "Credential"

  3. Click "+ New Credential" and select "Text"

  4. Input the values for the AbuseIPDB credential

    1. Name: Required

    2. Description: Optional

    3. Value: API Key

  5. Optional

    1. Domains: Ensure this credential can only be used when making HTTP requests to specific domains.

    2. Access: What other teams can also use the API

For more on creating credentials in Tines, click here.

You can find a selection of AbuseIPDB stories in the story library

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