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Configure API Access

In the API Access tab, the user can authorize an application to access their account.

The Endpoints panel contains:

  • Authorize Endpoint - API authorization endpoint
  • Token Endpoint - API token endpoint

The Authorized OAuth2 Clients table contains a list of applications authorized to access the user's account.

Add a new application to access the service:

  1. Click on Add New Client Application to open the Editing Client Application panel at the bottom of the tab.
  2. Enter the following information:
    • Application Name
    • Main Application URL
    • Callback URL
  3. Please ensure you add valid URLs in the two URL fields.

    The application is registered and added to the Authorized OAuth2 Clients table.

    A Client ID and Client Secret is generated - you will need to store these so you can use in your code

  4. For example,

 

 

 

 

 

 

For information on how OAuth works, see https://www.digitalocean.com/community/tutorials/an-introduction-to-oauth-2

The following shows the Abstract Protocol Flow when a client application requests access to the service: