/access/getAccessToken

This API call retrieves an accessToken for signing in to an application.

This endpoint includes the following methods:

  • GET

GET

Authentication

This endpoint supports both Basic authentication (recommended) and janrain-signed authentication.

How to Create an Authentication String

Base URL

The base URL for this endpoint is your Janrain Capture domain; for example:

https://educationcenter.us-dev.janraincapture.com

Your Capture domains (also known as Registration domains) can be found in the Janrain Console on the Manage Application page:

Examples

Example Request


curl -H "Authorization: Basic aW1fYV...NfbXk="\
    --data-urlencode uuid=78907890wxyzwxyz \
    --data-urlencode type_name=user \
    https://my-app.janraincapture.com/access/getAccessToken
                                   
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Authorized Clients

  • owner 
  • access_issuer

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Required Description
uuid string UUID of the user account. This parameter is required if you are not using either the id parameter or the key_attribute parameter.
 
id string ID of the user account. This parameter is required if you are not using either the uuid parameter or the key_attribute parameter.
 
key_attribute string Name of a unique attribute found in the user profile schema. This parameter is required if you are not using either the id parameter or the uuid parameter.
 
key_value string Value assigned to the key_attribute parameter.
 
type_name string Yes Name of the entityType.
 
for_client_id string Client ID of the client being used to retrieve an access token.
 

Responses

200 OK

Response Example (application/json)


{
  "accessToken": "tc7blahblah3tmaz",
  "stat": "ok"
}