Acquire Token using Postman and Grant Type - Password¶
This document describes the steps to obtain and use OAuth 2.0 access tokens using Postman.
Overview of Grant Type – Password¶
The Password grant is used when the application presents a traditional username and password login form to collect the user’s credentials and makes a POST request to the server to exchange the password for an access token. The POST requests that the application made looks like the example below.
Form the Post Request¶
The POST Request method requests that a web server accepts the data enclosed in the body of the request message, most likely for storing it
Update the username and password in URL and use as request header.
Now use access_token from previous step to access the REST API¶
An Access Token is a credential that can be used by an application to access an API. Below is an example to invoke the
nodeList REST API of Fire Insights.