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Authentication

 

Before you can start making API calls to Action1 resources, you must authenticate yourself with API credentials you’ve generated in the Action1 console.

Note: the examples below were adopted for cURL. You can use any API tool and platform of your choice.

To authenticate yourself in the system:

1. From a command  prompt, run the following command, replacing:

    • CLIENT-ID with the Client ID you generated on the API Credentials page
    • CLIENT-SECRET with the Client Secret, you generated on the API Credentials page

curl -XPOST -H "Content-Type:application/x-www-form-urlencoded" -d "client_id=CLIENT-ID&client_secret=CLIENT-SECRET" https://app.action1.com/api/3.0/oauth2/token

This command returns an API response:

{
  "access_token": "JWT-TOKEN",
  "refresh_token": "TOKEN",
  "expires_in": 3600,
  "token_type": "bearer"
}

2. Copy the JWT-TOKEN token and pass it as a header (Authorization: Bearer JWT-TOKEN) in every subsequent API call.

For example:

curl -XGET -H "Authorization: Bearer JWT-TOKEN" https://app.action1.com/api/3.0/organizations