REST API request headers

The REST APIs support common HTTP request headers.

Table 1. REST API request headers
Parameter Required or Optional or Read Only Description Validation Valid values
X-Authentication Required The unique session token that is generated when the user authenticates with the configuration manager, using the REST API. The same session token could be reused when accessing other resources. Must be mapped to the user that is authenticated Unique, random token generated by the service
Content-Type Required This value corresponds to the Accept type specified in the request header. JSON or XML "application/json" for JSON, and "application/xml" for XML