Use Postman to authenticate with the RightScale API.
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The following are prerequisites for completing this tutorial:
Authentication is of course required for using the RightScale API. It's naturally the first and most important thing to accomplish before learning other more practical GET and POST operations with the API.
Use the online reference information so you can construct and send the correct information to the RightScale API.
|URL Parameter Key||Value (examples)|
|account_href||/api/accounts/1234 (where '1234' is your account number)|
|firstname.lastname@example.org (your RS username email)|
|password||SomeSecurePassword (your RS username's password)|
Note: As you add Parameters the URL to POST will dynamically change to include them.
Because you are actually authenticating, not using some other resource to create or get information, you can leave the this tab blank. Leave the other Authentication tabs blank too.
Click the Send button when ready. Your Postman form submission should look similar to the following:
Points of interest:
Look over the Tips document to help you use Postman effectively.
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