Cloud account information#

In examples of API authentication requests, and other examples where we are teaching the use of the API and expect that users might copy the code and use it, use variables or the following standard values for account numbers, usernames, passwords, API keys, and so on. Format the variables by using camelCase and italics, and also use bold within the examples.

Information

Use

Don’t use

Account or tenant ID

yourAccountId

yourTenantId

$account

$tenant

658405

Username

yourUsername

$username

robb4554

Password

yourPassword

$password

J$12345*

API key

yourApiKey

$apikey

of938go4915e114f7ff5448910fee68c

Authentication token

xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

$token

2e356864f39831523c184to646b1997b

In example API operation requests and responses, in which we want users to see actual values from the system, use “real-looking” values that are nevertheless obviously made up, such the following one for X-Auth-Token:

abcdef123ghi4j5k67m8910n12op3qrs

Warning

Don’t include or show actual writer or user account credentials in code examples or screenshots.