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How to document API that uses OAuth2 and bearer auth?

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How to document API that uses OAuth2 and bearer auth?

I've been looking at the authentication docs and I'm a bit confused.

 

Our API uses Auth2 to get an access token, both through client-side redirect and JWT assertions. 

 

It then uses the access token as a bearer token to authenticate each API call.

 

So here is the question: do I specify this is a bearer token security scheme, or an OAuth2 security scheme?

 

 

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Re: How to document API that uses OAuth2 and bearer auth?

Hi cbetta,

 

When you use OAuth 2.0, the Authorization header will look like:

Authorization: Bearer <some value>

 

Also, the Bearer authentication scheme was originally created as part of OAuth 2.0 in RFC 6750

 

 


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Re: How to document API that uses OAuth2 and bearer auth?

Hi cbetta,

 

When you use OAuth 2.0, the Authorization header will look like:

Authorization: Bearer <some value>

 

Also, the Bearer authentication scheme was originally created as part of OAuth 2.0 in RFC 6750

 

 


Anastasia
Customer Care Team


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