Creating authentication schemes

An authentication scheme defines the type of authentication to be applied to an onboarded data source.

You can create the following types of authentication schemes:

  • API Token

  • Bearer Token

  • Basic authentication

  • Cookie authentication

  • OAuth2

  • AWS Signature V4

Authentication Scheme examples

After creating the authentication scheme, you can share this resource within an organization.

To create an authentication scheme, follow these steps.

  1. In a project, select Home > Auth. Scheme.

  2. From the New Authentication Scheme dropdown, select a scheme type, for example API Token.

  3. In the Create new Authentication Scheme page, enter the required information.

    1. API Token: Name of scheme, header or query parameter type and parameter name.

    2. Bearer Token: name of scheme.

    3. Basic Authentication: name of scheme.

    4. Cookie Authentication: name of scheme, and name of cookie.

    5. OAuth2: name of scheme and redirect URL.

    6. AWS V4 Sign: name of scheme, AWS region and AWS service. Note: use lowercase letters for Region and Service.

  4. Click Create.

  5. A list of authentication schemes will appear showing the new scheme.

  6. Dismiss the confirmation dialog.

New API Token scheme
Newe Bearer Token scheme
New Basic Authentication scheme
New Cookie Authentication scheme
Newe OAuth2 scheme