Getting started

Use the following information to learn how to authenticate, send API requests, and complete basic operations by using the Identity API.

  • Get your credentials
  • Send API requests to Identity
  • Authenticate to the Rackspace Cloud
  • Identity concepts
  • Manage authentication tokens
  • Configure multi-factor authentication

To start using the API and run the examples in this section, you need the following items:

  • Rackspace Cloud account. If you don’t have an account, sign up for one.
  • Command line tool or browser client for communicating with the API service.