Create and manage access tokens

For full instructions on how to build this code sample from scratch, look at Quickstart: Create and manage access tokens


  • An Azure account with an active subscription. Create an account for free.
  • Node.js Active LTS and Maintenance LTS versions (8.11.1 and 10.14.1 recommended).
  • An active Communication Services resource and connection string. Create a Communication Services resource.

Install the package

npm install @azure/communication-identity --save npm install @azure/identity --save

Before running sample code

  1. Open an instance of PowerShell, Windows Terminal, Command Prompt or equivalent and navigate to the directory that you'd like to clone the sample to.
  2. git clone
  3. With the Communication Services procured in pre-requisites, add connection string to environment variable using below command


Run the code

From a console prompt, navigate to the directory containing the issue-access-token.js file, then execute the following node command to run the app.

node ./issue-access-token.js