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  1. Crowd Data Center
  2. CWD-5759

Personal Access Token Support for Crowd


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      Problem Definition

      In Crowd, there is no way to create a Personal Access Token as in Jira and Confluence. The users have to send their usernames and passwords as a Basic Authentication header.

      Suggested Solution

      Generating a PAT and sending it as a Bearer token to use in scripts and integrating external applications with Crowd.

      Why This Is Important

      • Using Basic Authentication doesn't provide flexibility like PAT; revoking, generating a new one without changing the user password.
      • In scripts, it's not safe to put plain or base64 encoded passwords.
      • When a user changes the passwords, all the scripts need to be changed there is a high coupling between user password and automation scripts.

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            cf398590ce2c Cihan
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