Create a Harvest API key for HRIS Link

Permissions: Basic and above, who can manage ALL organization's API credentials

Product tier: Available for Expert subscription tier with HRIS Link add-on

In order to use HRIS Link, your organization must create a Harvest API key specifically for HRIS Link and provide the API key to your Greenhouse technical consultant.

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Create a Harvest API key for HRIS Link

Note: Only users who have been granted the user-specific permission Can manage ALL organization's API credentials can generate an API key.

To create a new Harvest API key, click the Configure icon on your navigation bar, then click Dev Center on the left.

From the Dev Center page, click API Credential Management.

From the API Credential Management page, click Create New API Key.

In the Create New Credential box, make the following selections:

  • API Type: Harvest
  • Partner: HRIS Link
  • Description: HRIS Link Harvest API Key

Click Manage Permissions when finished.

In the subsequent dialog box, click Copy to save your API key to your clipboard. Store the API key in a secure location, then click I have stored the API Key.

Note: You cannot access the full API key again after clicking I have stored the API Key. If you lose your API key and need to access it later, you must create a new API key and revoke access to the original key.

Do not adjust any permissions on the subsequent page. Scroll to the bottom of the page and click Save.

Your Harvest API key is created and configured! Reach out to your Greenhouse Technical Consultant for information on how to securely share the API key.

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