Authentication

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1 Introduction

Most Mendix Platform APIs require their users to authenticate themselves. This is done by using API keys.

2 Obtaining API Keys

To obtain a Mendix API key, follow the instructions in the API Keys section of Mendix Profile.

3 Using Authentication Headers

Any call to the Mendix Platform APIs should be authenticated using the following request headers:

  • Mendix-Username – the login name of the requesting user with the required privileges in the Mendix Platform
  • Mendix-ApiKey – the API key of this user