You use HTTP bearer tokens for tasks that you can also perform in the vRealize Automation console. You create a request header with the curl command or with some other utility.

For information about requesting a bearer token, see the Identity option on the REST API Reference landing page.

You use POST, HEAD, and DELETE methods to manage HTTP bearer tokens.

Method

URL

Description

POST

/tokens

Authenticate the user with the identity service /tokens and generate a new token.

HEAD

/tokens/tokenID

Validate the token tokenID.

DELETE

/tokens/tokenID

Delete the token tokenID.

The root URL for HTTP bearer calls is https://$vra_server/identity/api/tokens.