Apply REST API credentials to monitor REST API information reported by a service or services on a RESTful endpoint.
Configure the following fields to begin creating a REST API credential:
When Basic Authentication is selected, configure the following:
When OAuth 2.0 is selected, the user must have previously acquired the Token URL, Client ID, and Client Secret from the OAuth2 authentication server to be accessed from the WhatsUp Gold REST API monitors. Configure the following:
Note: User Name and Password are used when Password Grant is selected as the Grant Type.
After your OAuth 2.0 configuration settings have been entered, click Test for confirmation that your entries are valid and authorization can be granted.
If applicable, under Additional Parameters, click the Add icon to include any optional vendor-specific variables needed for successful authentication. Any variables previously added to the REST API credential may also be edited or removed using the additional controls provided.