You authenticate to a web service, using a bearer token. This article explains how to obtain a bearer token, using JavaScript.

PREREQUISITES: Before you request a token, you must configure the authentication settings.
For more information, see Request access token » Default authentication protocol settings.

Request a bearer token with the Default protocol

Following is a sample function that will authenticate you in Sitefinity CMS. The function works in the following way:

  1. It sends a POST request to the server.
  2. If successful, the server return a bearer token.
  3. The token is saved in the sitefinity object.
  4. The object is passed in the function allowing access to the OData web services.

Use the following sample:

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