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Enable API connection (POST)

Alteryx Certified Partner

Thank you for always nice tips.
I want to make an API connection, I am using DownloadTool.
Since this site is returned in XML format, you first need to POST the information you need.

HTTP / 1.1 401 Unauthorized

Although it comes out, how do you solve it?
I attach a specific setting with photos.
Header and Payload are not doing anything.

Please help if you know the solution!

Thank you.Dounload1.pngDounload2.pngDounload3.png

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Hi @SaoriYamguchi,

 

The 401 error typically is an indicator that you are not authenticating properly (i.e. Username / Password is incorrect). 

 

This community article series walks you through creating an API connection with Alteryx using the download tool. Specifically, I would look at the article for Authentication

 

If you have any additional questions, I'd be happy to help.

 

Amelia

Alteryx Certified Partner

 Hi, @AmeliaG

Thank you for reply.
I want to send the password for POST and basic auth.
Then,I read your link site and try auth,but I could not auhenticate.

Where do I fill in the basic auth USERID and PASSWORD.

If you know,could you please tell me.

Thank you.

@SaoriYamguchi

It's in the Connection tab to the right.

Alteryx Certified Partner

@patrick_mcauliffe

Thank you for reply.
I found it!
But,I didn't authentication.

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