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Create auto login credentials

  • Updated: 5/06/2020
    • 11.3.x
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    • Enterprise

Create auto login credentials

Use the Create auto login credential values API to save a new instance of login credential values to the Credential Vault for the specified Automation Anywhere user and their device.

Prerequisites

Permissions
You must have the AAE_Admin role.
JSON Web Token (JWT)
All Control Room APIs require a JSON Web Token (JWT) to access the APIs. Generate an authentication token using the Authentication API.
Note:
  • Use the Swagger definition files installed with your Control Room to test the APIs. View the available Swagger APIs at http://<your_control_room_url>/swagger/.
  • You can also use a REST client to complete this task.

Procedure

  1. Add an authentication token to the request header.
    Note: Use the Authentication API to generate a JSON Web Token.
  2. Specify the method and URL.
    • Method: POST
    • URL: http://<your_control_room_url>/v1/credentialvault/external/credentials/loginsetting
  3. Provide the login details in the request body.
    {
      "Username": "<Automation_Anywhere_username>",
      "Windows_Username": "<Windows_username>",
      "Windows_Password": "<Windows_password>"
    }
  4. Send the request.
    • In a REST client, click SEND.
    • In the Swagger interface, click Execute.

    Success Response:

    201 Successful creation of credential.
Note: You can also run REST requests from a command terminal. The following is a curl request example, formatted for readability.
curl -X POST "<your_control_room_url>/v1/credentialvault/external/credentials/loginsetting" -H "accept: application/json"
                -H "X-Authorization: <authentication_token>" -H "Content-Type: application/json"
                -d "{                
                \"Username\": \"string\", 
                \"Windows_Username\": \"string\", 
                \"Windows_Password\": \"string\"
                }"
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