Basic Authentication Scheme

Authentication Schemes and Credentials can be created, edit and applied directly within the relevant Edit Connector page under Enable Authentication.

This is HTTP basic authentication that uses a valid base64-encoded username:password string placed into the request header. As a basic authentication scheme, it does not provide robust security.

The Basic authentication scheme uses a Username/Password credential that is applied to a Connector.

To create a Basic authentication scheme, follow these steps.

  1. In a project, select Home > Auth. Scheme. Alternatively, to edit directly within a specific Connector configuration, go to Connectors > Edit Connector > Enable Authentication.

  2. Click Basic Authentication.

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

    1. A descriptive name for the scheme to be used to identify it when editing a data source.

  4. Click Create.

  5. The new scheme appears in the list of authentication schemes.

  6. Dismiss the confirmation dialog.