REST API Security | Teradata Viewpoint - 17.10 - REST API Security - Teradata Data Lab - Teradata Viewpoint

Teradata® Viewpoint and Teradata® Data Lab API Reference Guide

Product
Teradata Data Lab
Teradata Viewpoint
Release Number
17.10
Release Date
October 2021
Content Type
Programming Reference
Publication ID
B035-2215-101K
Language
English (United States)
The REST client/user provides the Teradata Viewpoint username and password. The authentication information is passed using the HTTP header, where the username and password are separated by a colon and encoded in base64. An authentication header is required for every web service request that is sent.
HTTP Headers Value Example
Authorization Viewpoint Portal username and password in the format Basic <username>:<password> Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ= (where dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=is the base64 encoding of <username>:<password>
TD-Authorization Teradata Database system username and password in the format Basic <username>:<password>. (Required for Data Lab only.) Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ= (where dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=is the base64 encoding of <username>:<password>