How to access secured APIs

GoodData.CN uses bearer authentication (aka token authentication) for the HTTP authentication scheme.

How to Authenticate

To access APIs, it’s necessary to include a valid bearer token in the authorization header for each request. To obtain an API token, see Generate the API token. After you have an API token, add it to every request you make as a bearer token header: Authorization: Bearer $GDC_API_TOKEN


Using curl, create a request to GoodData.CN using the bearer token:

curl -H "Authorization: Bearer jASkl3jkld012jkljnda02nklaDSAJKL0sasd21j9FKL"  https://...