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Cloudant Credentials

Description#

General#

  • Documentation: https://cloud.ibm.com/apidocs/cloudant

  • Summary: Cloudant is an IBM cloud-based managed service. It is a document-oriented and distributed database. The service can be accessed via API calls. One of the authentication method consists in including both a username and the corresponding password. This authentication method is referred to as the legacy authentication in the documentation. Here is the quick start guide. Another authentication method consists in including both a username and the corresponding apikey. This authentication method is referred to as the IAM authentication in the documentation. Here is the quick start guide."

  • IPs allowlist: IBM Cloudant customers who have a dedicated IBM Cloudant environment can allowlist IP addresses. See docs on security.

  • Scopes: A role can be specified when creating credentials in the IBM Cloudant dashboard.

Revoke the secret#

The secret can be revoked from the IBM Cloudant dashboard in the Service credentials tab.

Check for suspicious activity#

To the best of our knowledge this feature is currently not available.

Details for Cloudant keys#

  • Category: Cloud Provider

  • Company: IBM Cloud

  • High recall: False

  • Validity check available: True

  • Only valid secrets raise an alert: True

  • Minimum number of matches: 2

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 1.29

  • Prefixed: False

  • PreValidators:

- type: FilenameBanlistPreValidator  banlist_extensions:  - ^(cs|x|p|s|r)?html5?~?$  - ^[aps]?cssc?~?$  - ^lock$  - ^mdx?~?$  - ^storyboard(c|er)?~?$  - ^xib$  banlist_filenames: []  check_binaries: false- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - bluemix

Examples#

- text: >    +    this.remotestore = new PouchDB(    +      "https://4f621480-c3c9-41c6-bb2e-98fd4cfe269e-bluemix:2e0f75eae437887122aec87b1225ad19a294f459beeb0a20fd69fb473cee4d4a@4f621480-c3c9-41c6-bb2e-98fd4cfe269e-bluemix.cloudantnosqldb.appdomain.cloud/simple-chat-app"    +    );
  client_id: 4f621480-c3c9-41c6-bb2e-98fd4cfe269e-bluemix  client_secret: 2e0f75eae437887122aec87b1225ad19a294f459beeb0a20fd69fb473cee4d4a

Details for Cloudant iam#

  • Category: Cloud Provider

  • Company: IBM Cloud

  • High recall: False

  • Validity check available: True

  • Only valid secrets raise an alert: True

  • Minimum number of matches: 2

  • Occurrences found for one million commits: 0.84

  • Prefixed: False

  • PreValidators:

- type: FilenameBanlistPreValidator  banlist_extensions:  - ^(cs|x|p|s|r)?html5?~?$  - ^[aps]?cssc?~?$  - ^lock$  - ^mdx?~?$  - ^storyboard(c|er)?~?$  - ^xib$  banlist_filenames: []  check_binaries: false- type: ContentWhitelistPreValidator  patterns:  - bluemix

Examples#

- text: >    CloudantUserName = 'abc12345-123c-456a-a201-c531d9e0f5b3-bluemix'    CloudantApiKey = '123VECmGGGGmMp9ABChcP78d1_o6l0s2rPitWgka1Ney'
  client_id: abc12345-123c-456a-a201-c531d9e0f5b3-bluemix  apikey: 123VECmGGGGmMp9ABChcP78d1_o6l0s2rPitWgka1Ney