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API Manager Guide

API Manager Guide

API Invocation based on the Authentication Method

API Invocation based on the Authentication Method

You can invoke an API based on the authentication method that it uses.
If a managed API uses the JWT - JSON Web Token authentication method, you can invoke the API by passing the token as a bearer token in the HTTP Authorization header.
The following image shows an API invoked through Postman with the authorization type set to Bearer Token and the token specified:
If a managed API uses the JWT and Basic authentication method, you can invoke the API by one of the following methods:
  • Passing the token as a bearer token in the HTTP Authorization header
  • Providing the login credentials of the allowed user groups or users
The following image shows an API invoked through Postman with the authorization type set to Basic Auth, and the user name and password specified:


Updated September 11, 2019


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