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authentication.external_users

Description

With this part you can get the authentication details for a stored external account, which you can use to authenticate the client when using a remote web API. You can create remote accounts using the AccessManagement portal or command-line script. For each remote account the system stores the purpose of the account - the scope of usage and which packages can retrieve the account information - the target server URL, the username/client id, and the password or RSA private key.

Editor Fields

You configure this part with the following editor fields:

Tab

Field Name

Description/Use

Type

 

Optional/Mandatory

Basic

Mode

Get Authorization Header: This returns the authorization header, e.g. 'Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ' or 'Bearer <JWT-token>' for the given purpose and target server.

List Accounts: This option returns a list of target servers for which an external account exists, based on the given purpose.

Dropdown

Mandatory

Basic

Target Instance URL

If you selected Get Authorization Header this is the URL for the target instance.

String

Mandatory

Basic

Purpose

This is the purpose for which the system uses the remote account. Listed purposes are based on the licenses installed.

(options-list)

Mandatory

Basic

Result

This is the path in the context where the system stores the result of the processing.

Object

Mandatory

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