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IAP/REST provides authentication methods allowing you to login and logout of the CMS, as well as update user passwords.  Before being able to make any IAP/REST calls, you need to be logged into the CMS. 

URI Definition

Method

URI and Fields

GET/iap/auth/sessionTimeout

Returns the timeout of the current user's session in milliseconds. 

Example:

86400000                                                                                                    
POST



/iap/auth/login

Authenticates the user in the CMS. Returns information about the user, if the login operation is successful.

Payload Arguments

Argument                        Description                                                                                                                          
username

[string]  The username associated with the password for login purposes.

password

[string] The password associated with the username for login purposes.

Example:

{                                                                                                                     
"username":"admin",
"password":"admin"
}

Response Parameters

ParameterDescription                                                                                                               

id

[integer] The ID of the user.

userName

[string] The username associated with the password for login purposes.

firstName

[string] The user's first name.

lastName

[string] The user's last name.

emailAddress

[string] The email address associated with this username.

locale

[string] 

customerId

[integer] 

userType

[string] 

licenseAgreementAccepted   

[boolean] 

demoMode[string] 
googleApiKey[string] 
blocked[boolean] True/False

Response Example:

{                                                                                                                     
"id":1,
"userName":"admin",
"firstName":"System",
"lastName":"Administrator",
"emailAddress":"fake_email@localhost.net",
"locale":null,
"customerId":null,
"userType":"ADMIN",
"licenseAgreementAccepted":false,
"demoMode":"NO"
"googleApiKey":"AlzaSyBPoMK5jk-n4DWk1F_4amiUCWWyHi7Bo"
"blocked":false

}
PUT


/iap/auth/logout

Logs out the current user from CMS.


/iap/auth/resetPwd

Allows a user to reset a password. Sends an email to the user.

Payload Arguments

Argument                         Description                                                                                                                        

userName

[stringThe username associated with the email address.

emailAddress    

[string] The email address associated with the username

Example:

{                                                                                                                     
"userName":"admin",
"emailAddress":"emailaddress@localhost.net"
}

Query Parameters

Optional query parameters can be used with your REST request.  Specifying queries is described under Queries and ParametersPath Parameters, and Query Parameters.

Example

POST /iap/auth/login  {"username":"mark","password":"5pa?HG!O"}   

Response:

{
"id":108,
"userName":"mark",
"firstName":"Mark",
"lastName":"Jones",
"emailAddress":"mark@demo.com",
"locale":null,
"customerId":101,
"userType":"OWNER",
"licenseAgreementAccepted":true,
"demoMode":"NO"
"googleApiKey":"AlzaSyBPoMK5jk-n4DWk1F_4amiUCWWyHi7Bo"
"blocked":false
}                                                                                                                                                                                                                        





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