Each request to an API endpoint must follow Bearer Authentication scheme,
unless otherwise stated. This scheme requires specifying a token in the
Authorization header of a request. A token is a unique cryptic string
generated by the cloud platform. Tokens eliminate the need for passing user account
credentials with requests.
Such a token is issued by the
/idp/token endpoint provided by the Account
Management API v2. To generate a token, refer to “Authenticating to the platform”
For example, a request made via cURL can be as follows:
curl -s https://eu2-cloud.acronis.com/api/policy_management/v4/policies \ --header "Authorization: Bearer 8770b34b74f9e4d9424eff50c38182bb4ae7f5596582ae61900b1b6a23e3ec58"
If the token specified in the
Authorization header is, for example, expired
or your account is disabled, the API will respond with a 401 status code and
For security reasons, the token expiration time is set to two hours. After this time, the API will respond with a 401 status code.