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API Key Authentication Using Basic Auth

To use BlazeMeter API without any dependence in a cookie or a token, be sure to pass your API Key as Basic Auth credentials. Our API key contains an ID and a Secret, e.g.:

id:secret

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use them as it was Basic Auth as seen below:

id->username

secret->password.

Here's is what it will look like in PostmanScreen_Shot_2017-08-16_at_7.17.37_PM.png

Here is how you will find your API key. Examples for using the API Key can be seen in any API request example in Curl and Python; i.e.: In API section, check the article Create a Test

Cookie Authentication

Cookie authentication is the basic authentication method with Blazemeter. Authentication cookies are commonly used by web servers to know whether the user is logged in or not, and which account they are logged in with. When you log in to your Blazemeter account, a cookie will be generated exclusively for your session. When Blazemeter recognizes a valid session key in a subsequent request, it will authorize the user according to this session key without requesting the password again.

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