Basic Authentication (API key)
Basic access authentication is a way for a user to provide a username and password or SID and Access key when making an API request.
Authorization: Basic X
- To the left of the colon is the header key:
- To the right of the colon is the header value:
X should be replaced with the Base64 encoded version of the users credentials and it is the only value that needs to be replaced in this header.
If you use the online encoder, follow these steps:
- 1.In the online encoder, enter your sid and accesskey, separated by a colon (
- 2.Click ENCODE
- 3.Copy the encoded value and go to the next step
Above sid and accesskey Base64 encoded: OThYZ2hJNWl3WndpOG02ajFxR0FFNGJhZlpmQ1FqalBOSFdrODRRQTpFNlhvWlJ2ZzNoaHNQOU5sSjVOSUZuQTl1NEtJNklWckxOQ2lNUmZ2