Generate a request for a bearer tokenYou need to provide the Act! Username and Password, as well as the database name.GET /authorize
- Authorization: Basic XXXXXXXXXX
- Act-Database-Name: XXXXX
Code Message 401 Unauthorized indicates that the requested resource requires authentication. 403 Forbidden indicates that the user does not have the necessary permissions for the resource. 4030 Incompatibility issue with Act! 4031 Subscription required. 4032 API access permission required.
Remember, Basic Authorization headers are generated by combining Username:Password, and base 64 encoding the result.
Store the Bearer TokenTo authenticate against other Act! Web API, you need to provide the bearer token you recieved in step 1. You'll also be sending this along on every API request in the "Authorization" header.Example: Authorization: Bearer XXXXXXX
DevelopYou can now authenticate and develop against the Act! Web API! Learn more…
EndPointsAct! Premium - Windows® or Act! Premium - Web
Rate Limits - Premium Cloud
API requests are rate limited, so be sure to look at the following headers:
- X-RateLimit-Limit - the number of calls you can make a minute.
- X-RateLimit-Remaining - the number of calls you have left this minute.
- X-RateLimit-Reset - the next time the limit will be reset.
API Version Information:
To get version information about the API, call this anonymous route: GET: /api/system