POST /oauth/auz/grants/{GrantID}/authenticate

Authenticates the resource owner. For SSO login, this operation renders the login domain; for LDAP domain, it accepts LDAP credentials such as username and password.

Authorization Roles/Permissions: Anyone can run this operation.

This topic includes the following sections:

HTTP Method


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Sample Request

The example below shows a request to authenticate.

Request URL


Sample request headers

Accept: text/plain, */*; q=0.01

Sample request body


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Request Headers

For general information on request header values, refer to HTTP Request Headers.

Header Description
Accept application/json
Content-Type application/x-www-form-urlencoded

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Request Parameters

Parameter Parm Type Data Type Required Description
GrantID Path string Required The unique ID for a specific instance of an OAuth grant.
Identity_username Form string Required for LDAP The user's LDAP username.
Identity_password Form string Required for LDAP The user's LDAP password.

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If successful, this operation returns HTTP status code 200, with authentication information.

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Sample Response

The sample response below shows successful completion of this operation.

Sample response headers

HTTP/1.1 200 OK
Content-Type: application/json
Expires: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 10:10:34 GMT

Sample response body

  "GrantID" : "m9rqb3u3rh1p",
  "GrantProvider" : "OAuth_acmepaymentscorp",
  "GrantStatus" : "Pending",
  "ResourceOwner" : "eng100"

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Response Headers

For general information on response header values, refer to HTTP Response Headers.

Header Description
Content-Type application/json

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Response Body

Name Type Description
GrantResponse GrantResponse Contains information about the response to an OAuth grant request, including grant status.

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Error Codes/Messages

If the call is unsuccessful an error code/message is returned. One or more examples of possible errors for this operation are shown below.

Item Value
401 Invalid username/password.
500 Invalid GrantID.
500 An error occurred processing the call.

More information about Akana OAuth API error messages.

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