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Last updated: 09-May-2023

Encoding API Key

To encode API keys, follow the authentication method below.

  1. Indicate Authorization: Basic "user-uid:api key" in the header.
  2. Replace the "user-uid" and "api key" values with the necessary ones.
  3. Encode the whole string in base64.

For example:
The following "user-uid:api key" string 777c31b3-a85f-4823-93a5-9055d1b:cGEFFLjYuUCtmerXlhTfAdaPpYVnXDJZmg

results in a base64 Nzc3YzMxYjMtYTg1Zi00ODIzLTkzYTUtOTA1NWQxYjpjR0VGRkxqWXVVQ3RtZXJYbGhUZkFkYVBwWVZuWERKWm1n

Thus, the header should look like this:

Authorization: Basic Nzc3YzMxYjMtYTg1Zi00ODIzLTkzYTUtOTA1NWQxYjpjR0VGRkxqWXVVQ3RtZXJYbGhUZkFkYVBwWVZuWERKWm1n

Setting up Basic Auth in Postman

To set up Basic Auth in Postman, follow the steps below. Additionally, you can create a new collection by downloading our OpenAPI specification file available here.

  1. Navigate to the GET Health check menu item on the Collections page.
  2. Click the Authorization menu item below the request URL field.
  3. Choose the Basic Auth option from the Type dropdown list.
  4. To send the request, paste your "user-uid" into the username field and "api key" into the password. See the screenshot below.

    Basic Auth in Postman

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