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Authenticate API Calls

Resource URL

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, using the format:

Authorization: bearer {token}

Request Body

Name Description Data Type
apiKey API key provided by Trimble Maps


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

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.
Last updated July 23, 2024.
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