How to Authenticate

After generating an API Token, the system displays the associated Username and password for authentication, which is based on the Basic authentication method.

To retrieve the token value, navigate to Sesame Data > API Tokens > [edit].

In your preferred tool, select the Authorization type as Basic Auth. Your tool will prompt you to enter the Username and Password. Please input the credentials as provided in the API Tokens tool.

The simplest call that you can make is Entity List, which contains all Legal entities, Portfolios and Groupings of your account. This endpoint does not include any additional request parameter.

Therefore the Authentication and a request to our APIs would require:

You may also find it valuable to explore our tutorial on Using Sesame Data with Postman.

Users also can troubleshoot the results by Viewing Logs.

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