Authenticating RESTful APIs
Authentication is required to use all IBM® Sterling Control Center Monitor RESTful APIs. Authenticate by using the authentication header.
For all of the IBM Sterling Control Center Monitor RESTful APIs, the authorization header must be included in each RESTful API call for authentication.
- Set the header as Authorization: Basic.
Set the header value as your IBM Sterling Control Center
Monitor user name
and password that is formatted as
user name:passwordand encoded into Base64.For example, if your user name is
admin, and your password is
password123, format it as
admin:password123, and use an online encoder to convert it into Base64. When this example is encoded into Base64, it is