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Short-live token from Unity Catalog

AdventureAce
New Contributor III

What is this short-lived token shared by unity-catalog in step 4 and 5 here? And how does the cloud storage authenticate the token generated by unity catalog? 

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Kaniz_Fatma
Community Manager
Community Manager

Hi @AdventureAceThe short-lived token shared by Unity Catalog in steps 4 and 5 is a security measure. It’s designed to expire after a certain period, reducing risk. When using cloud storage, the token is authenticated by the system based on its expiration time. If the token has expired, a new one can be granted more easily than investigating improper token lif...1. For more details on Unity Catalog setup, you can refer to the Databricks documentation.

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