To enable API access and generate a new set of Client Credentials for a specific user, follow these steps within your DataEngine Instance’s Admin Area:
- Access Admin Area: Log in to your DataEngine Instance and navigate to the Admin Area.
- Select “Oauth2 Clients and Tokens”: Within the Admin Area, locate and click on “Oauth2 Clients and Tokens.”
- Create New Client Credential Client:
- On the left panel, find and click on “New Client Credential Client.”
- Complete the Form for New Credentials:
- Client Name: Choose a name for the Client (e.g., descriptive of its purpose).
- Client Secret: Generate a secure secret using a reliable password generator. Remember, this secret won’t be visible after creation, so store it securely.
- Select DataEngine User: Assign the DataEngine user that this client will provide access to.
- Save and Note the Client ID: After entering the required information, confirm by clicking “Save.” The system will generate a unique Client ID for this new set of credentials. Note this Client ID as it will be required for API access.
- Securely Store the Secret: Remember, the generated secret will not be displayed again. Ensure to keep it in a secure location for future reference.
By following these steps, you’ll create a new set of Client Credentials associated with a specific user, enabling access to the required functionalities via API.