Authorization

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The Authorization API is used to obtain access tokens for calling the Operations API

Get Account Access Token

Gets an account access token

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Request

Request URL

Request parameters

  • string

    Location indicates the Azure region to which the call should be routed
    See more details here

  • string

    Format - guid. Account ID is a globally unique identifier (GUID) for the account.
    See more details here

  • (optional)
    boolean

    Determines whether the token has write permissions

Request headers

  • (optional)
    string

    Format - uuid. A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which can be sent by client for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the client request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request, so avoid using the same request id for different requests, including in retry scenarios.

  • string
    Subscription key which provides access to this API. Found in your Profile.

Request body

Responses

401 Unauthorized

Response headers

  • (optional)
    string

    A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which is assigned by the server for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the server request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request. The server makes sure this request id will never repeat itself.

Representations

{
  "ErrorType": "USER_NOT_ALLOWED",
  "Message": "User not allowed access account 'SampleAccountId'."
}

200 OK

Returns the access token

Response headers

  • (optional)
    string

    A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which is assigned by the server for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the server request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request. The server makes sure this request id will never repeat itself.

Representations

SampleAccessToken

400 Bad Request

Response headers

  • (optional)
    string

    A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which is assigned by the server for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the server request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request. The server makes sure this request id will never repeat itself.

Representations

{
  "ErrorType": "INVALID_INPUT",
  "Message": "The request is invalid."
}

500 Internal Server Error

Response headers

  • (optional)
    string

    A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which is assigned by the server for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the server request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request. The server makes sure this request id will never repeat itself.

Representations

{
  "ErrorType": "GENERAL",
  "Message": "There was an error."
}

429 Too many requests

Too many requests were sent, use Retry-After response header to decide when to send the next request

Response headers

  • (optional)
    integer

    A non-negative decimal integer indicating the seconds to delay after the response is received

  • (optional)
    string

    A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which is assigned by the server for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the server request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request. The server makes sure this request id will never repeat itself.

Representations

504 Gateway Timeout

Server did not respond to gateway within expected time

Response headers

  • (optional)
    string

    A globally unique identifier (GUID) for the request which is assigned by the server for instrumentation purposes. The server makes sure all logs associated with handling the request can be linked to the server request id so a client can provide this request id in support tickets so support engineers could find the logs linked to this particular request. The server makes sure this request id will never repeat itself.

Representations

{
  "ErrorType": "SERVER_TIMEOUT",
  "Message": "Server did not respond to gateway within expected time"
}

Code samples

@ECHO OFF

curl -v -X GET "https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken?allowEdit=False"
-H "x-ms-client-request-id: "
-H "Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key: {subscription key}"

--data-ascii "{body}" 
using System;
using System.Net.Http.Headers;
using System.Text;
using System.Net.Http;
using System.Web;

namespace CSHttpClientSample
{
    static class Program
    {
        static void Main()
        {
            MakeRequest();
            Console.WriteLine("Hit ENTER to exit...");
            Console.ReadLine();
        }
        
        static async void MakeRequest()
        {
            var client = new HttpClient();
            var queryString = HttpUtility.ParseQueryString(string.Empty);

            // Request headers
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("x-ms-client-request-id", "");
            client.DefaultRequestHeaders.Add("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");

            // Request parameters
            queryString["allowEdit"] = "False";
            var uri = "https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken?" + queryString;

            var response = await client.GetAsync(uri);
        }
    }
}	
// // This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
import java.net.URI;
import org.apache.http.HttpEntity;
import org.apache.http.HttpResponse;
import org.apache.http.client.HttpClient;
import org.apache.http.client.methods.HttpGet;
import org.apache.http.client.utils.URIBuilder;
import org.apache.http.impl.client.HttpClients;
import org.apache.http.util.EntityUtils;

public class JavaSample 
{
    public static void main(String[] args) 
    {
        HttpClient httpclient = HttpClients.createDefault();

        try
        {
            URIBuilder builder = new URIBuilder("https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken");

            builder.setParameter("allowEdit", "False");

            URI uri = builder.build();
            HttpGet request = new HttpGet(uri);
            request.setHeader("x-ms-client-request-id", "");
            request.setHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key", "{subscription key}");


            // Request body
            StringEntity reqEntity = new StringEntity("{body}");
            request.setEntity(reqEntity);

            HttpResponse response = httpclient.execute(request);
            HttpEntity entity = response.getEntity();

            if (entity != null) 
            {
                System.out.println(EntityUtils.toString(entity));
            }
        }
        catch (Exception e)
        {
            System.out.println(e.getMessage());
        }
    }
}

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
<head>
    <title>JSSample</title>
    <script src="http://ajax.googleapis.com/ajax/libs/jquery/1.9.0/jquery.min.js"></script>
</head>
<body>

<script type="text/javascript">
    $(function() {
        var params = {
            // Request parameters
            "allowEdit": "False",
        };
      
        $.ajax({
            url: "https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken?" + $.param(params),
            beforeSend: function(xhrObj){
                // Request headers
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("x-ms-client-request-id","");
                xhrObj.setRequestHeader("Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key","{subscription key}");
            },
            type: "GET",
            // Request body
            data: "{body}",
        })
        .done(function(data) {
            alert("success");
        })
        .fail(function() {
            alert("error");
        });
    });
</script>
</body>
</html>
#import <Foundation/Foundation.h>

int main(int argc, const char * argv[])
{
    NSAutoreleasePool * pool = [[NSAutoreleasePool alloc] init];
    
    NSString* path = @"https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken";
    NSArray* array = @[
                         // Request parameters
                         @"entities=true",
                         @"allowEdit=False",
                      ];
    
    NSString* string = [array componentsJoinedByString:@"&"];
    path = [path stringByAppendingFormat:@"?%@", string];

    NSLog(@"%@", path);

    NSMutableURLRequest* _request = [NSMutableURLRequest requestWithURL:[NSURL URLWithString:path]];
    [_request setHTTPMethod:@"GET"];
    // Request headers
    [_request setValue:@"" forHTTPHeaderField:@"x-ms-client-request-id"];
    [_request setValue:@"{subscription key}" forHTTPHeaderField:@"Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key"];
    // Request body
    [_request setHTTPBody:[@"{body}" dataUsingEncoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding]];
    
    NSURLResponse *response = nil;
    NSError *error = nil;
    NSData* _connectionData = [NSURLConnection sendSynchronousRequest:_request returningResponse:&response error:&error];

    if (nil != error)
    {
        NSLog(@"Error: %@", error);
    }
    else
    {
        NSError* error = nil;
        NSMutableDictionary* json = nil;
        NSString* dataString = [[NSString alloc] initWithData:_connectionData encoding:NSUTF8StringEncoding];
        NSLog(@"%@", dataString);
        
        if (nil != _connectionData)
        {
            json = [NSJSONSerialization JSONObjectWithData:_connectionData options:NSJSONReadingMutableContainers error:&error];
        }
        
        if (error || !json)
        {
            NSLog(@"Could not parse loaded json with error:%@", error);
        }
        
        NSLog(@"%@", json);
        _connectionData = nil;
    }
    
    [pool drain];

    return 0;
}
<?php
// This sample uses the Apache HTTP client from HTTP Components (http://hc.apache.org/httpcomponents-client-ga/)
require_once 'HTTP/Request2.php';

$request = new Http_Request2('https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken');
$url = $request->getUrl();

$headers = array(
    // Request headers
    'x-ms-client-request-id' => '',
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key' => '{subscription key}',
);

$request->setHeader($headers);

$parameters = array(
    // Request parameters
    'allowEdit' => 'False',
);

$url->setQueryVariables($parameters);

$request->setMethod(HTTP_Request2::METHOD_GET);

// Request body
$request->setBody("{body}");

try
{
    $response = $request->send();
    echo $response->getBody();
}
catch (HttpException $ex)
{
    echo $ex;
}

?>
########### Python 2.7 #############
import httplib, urllib, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'x-ms-client-request-id': '',
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'allowEdit': 'False',
})

try:
    conn = httplib.HTTPSConnection('api.videoindexer.ai')
    conn.request("GET", "/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################

########### Python 3.2 #############
import http.client, urllib.request, urllib.parse, urllib.error, base64

headers = {
    # Request headers
    'x-ms-client-request-id': '',
    'Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key': '{subscription key}',
}

params = urllib.parse.urlencode({
    # Request parameters
    'allowEdit': 'False',
})

try:
    conn = http.client.HTTPSConnection('api.videoindexer.ai')
    conn.request("GET", "/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken?%s" % params, "{body}", headers)
    response = conn.getresponse()
    data = response.read()
    print(data)
    conn.close()
except Exception as e:
    print("[Errno {0}] {1}".format(e.errno, e.strerror))

####################################
require 'net/http'

uri = URI('https://api.videoindexer.ai/auth/{location}/Accounts/{accountId}/AccessToken')

query = URI.encode_www_form({
    # Request parameters
    'allowEdit' => 'False'
})
if query.length > 0
  if uri.query && uri.query.length > 0
    uri.query += '&' + query
  else
    uri.query = query
  end
end

request = Net::HTTP::Get.new(uri.request_uri)
# Request headers
request['x-ms-client-request-id'] = ''
# Request headers
request['Ocp-Apim-Subscription-Key'] = '{subscription key}'
# Request body
request.body = "{body}"

response = Net::HTTP.start(uri.host, uri.port, :use_ssl => uri.scheme == 'https') do |http|
    http.request(request)
end

puts response.body