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Login is the first request required before you can use any of the other requests the API is providing. To use this POST request you will need the following information

  • a-api-key provided by Gatehouse


Login request requires two parameter which is marked with red wrapped in a json body and a header key. The a-api-key is provided by Gatehouse and are required in all header when using DaaS API. user_id and password, must be included in the json body similar as shown below.

  "user_id": "<user_name>",
  "password": "<users password>"

Example – Valid login

  "user_id": "abc@efg.com",
  "password": "3PG%3HY#7!awjGXt"

More information about the constrains of user_id and password and be found here.


Correct usage results in 201 response (created) in the format shown below

The request has succeeded and a new resource has been created as a result. This is typically the response sent after POST requests, or some PUT requests.

  "token": "<335 character long string>",
  "expires": "YYYY-MM-DD HH:MM:SS"

Example – Retrieve token

  "token": "eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.eyJpYXQiOjE2MjA2MzI3NDQsIm5iZiI6MTYyMDYzMjc0NCwianRpIjoiNTAxMTU1NTAtNjE2My00MjJiLTgzNGYtZjgzYTlhMDM1ZjgxIiwiZXhwIjoxNjIwNjY4NzQ0LCJpZGVudGl0eSI6ImludGVncmF0aW9uX3Rlc3QiLCJmcmVzaCI6ZmFsc2UsInR5cGUiOiJhY2Nlc3MiLCJ1c2VyX2NsYWltcyI6eyJjb21wYW55X2lkIjoiMSJ9fQ.FU8MVj-Fb6fZD_xHDXZ50KG1B3PcAFAPXdZ_NEOrBQA",
  "expires": "2021-05-10 17:45:44.196194"

#TODO Additional response code regarding invalid parameters

Additional response can be found here, related to 400 error codes.