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.

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.

Use the following root URL for HTTP bearer token calls:

https://$vRA/identity/api/tokens

The variable $vRA represents the appliance name.domain name of the vRealize Automation server such as, vra-appliance-name.company.com.