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Is API identifier the same as URL to API server?



What is API identifier field? Should it be an URL pointing to the API server?


The API Identifier is a field in the API settings in Auth0. You can find this by going to:

Dashboard > APIs > Your API > Identifier.


As mentioned in the dashboard, the Identifier is:

A logical identifier for this API. We
recommend using a URL but note that
this doesn’t have to be a publicly
available URL, Auth0 will not call
your API at all. This field cannot be

In short, this can be anything you want, however it is generally set to the URL of your API, e.g.


But what should I input in that field?


Please see my updated answer