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Scaleway Default Environment Variables

Reviewed on 15 May 2023Published on 15 May 2023

Scaleway environment variables

The following standardized Scaleway environment variables are used for the CLI and API.

VariableDescriptionLegacy variables
$SCW_ACCESS_KEYAccess key of a token. (Find out how to create an access key.)$SCALEWAY_ACCESS_KEY (used by Terraform)
$SCW_SECRET_KEYSecret key of a token. (Find out how to create your secret key.)$SCW_TOKEN (used by the CLI), $SCALEWAY_TOKEN (used by Terraform), $SCALEWAY_ACCESS_KEY (used by Terraform)
$SCW_DEFAULT_REGIONYour default region$SCW_REGION (used by the CLI),$SCALEWAY_REGION (used by Terraform)
$SCW_DEFAULT_ZONEYour default Availability Zone$SCW_ZONE (used by the CLI),$SCALEWAY_ZONE (used by Terraform)
$SCW_API_URLURL of the API-
$SCW_INSECURESet this to true to enable the insecure mode$SCW_TLSVERIFY (inverse flag used by the CLI)
$SCW_PROFILESet the configuration profile to use-
$SCW_PROJECT_IDYour Project ID. (Find out how to get your Project ID.)$SCW_DEFAULT_PROJECT_ID
$SCW_ORGANIZATION_IDYour Organization ID. (Find out how to get your Organization ID.)$SCW_DEFAULT_ORGANIZATION_ID, $SCW_ORGANIZATION (used by the CLI),$SCALEWAY_ORGANIZATION (used by Terraform)

Your configuration file should at least contain the following values to be fully compatible with all developer tools:

SCW_ACCESS_KEY: SCWXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXXX
SCW_SECRET_KEY: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx
SCW_ORGANIZATION_ID: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx
SCW_PROJECT_ID: xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx
SCW_DEFAULT_ZONE: fr-par
SCW_DEFAULT_REGION: fr-par-1