Authenticate User with Window Authentication

{ authenticateUserWindows }

Generates a Pyramid access authentication token using windows authentication tokens


  • API Section: /API2/auth
  • API Version: 2.0
  • From Release: 2018.5
  • Can be used by all user types
  • REST API only via POST actions.
  • Output Response

    Successful Result Code


    Response Type


    Description of Response Type

    The response is the security token as a base64 string. It is usually stored in a cookie.


    The security token is a string that needs to be embedded in every API call to ensure the API calls are authorized. If saved as a cookie in a web browser, it can be used (for the authenticated user) to auto-login into the application.Importantly, the web browser must support Windows Authentication and the authentication METHOD must be set to 'Windows Authentication' in Pyramid.