Returns the value associated with a key for a particular client_id. If the key has no value for that client, then the application-wide default value for that key is returned. If the key has no application default value, then null is returned.

This endpoint includes the following methods:

  • GET



This endpoint supports Basic authentication. 

How to Create an Authentication String

Base URL

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


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


Example Request

Get the value of the key owner for a particular client.

curl -G -H "Authorization: Basic aW1fYV...NfbXk="\
    --data-urlencode for_client_id=fghi7890fghi7890 \
    --data-urlencode key=owner \
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Authorized Clients

  • owner 
  • login_client 
  • direct_read_access 
  • direct_access 
  • access_issuer


  •  janrain-signed
  •  basic-auth

Query Parameters

Parameter Type Required Description
key string Yes Key to be retrieved. You can use the /settings/keys endpoint to return a list of available keys.
for_client_id string Client ID of the client to retrieve the key from. Only the application owner is authorized to send requests using this parameter.


200 OK

Response Example (application/json)

  "result": "Jay",
  "stat": "ok"