Authenticate API Calls

Resource URL

https://api.trimblemaps.com/places/v1/authenticate

POST /authenticate

Use the API key provided in the authentication request to the server. If the authentication is successful, the server creates and sends a JSON Web Token (JWT) in the response. To access the API resources, all subsequent requests must pass the JWT in the request header.

Request Body

Name Description Data Type
apiKey API key provided by Trimble MAPS
string

Response

Name Description Data Type
token Auth token that expires after a set time interval
string
expires The date and time at which the token is set to expire
DateTime

Sample Response

{
  "token": "string",
  "expires": "2020-03-21T19:18:23.228Z"
}

Error Codes

Message Description
Invalid apiKey value sent This error is thrown when API key is invalid.