Open Authorization
Added by IBM contributorIBM | Edited by IBM contributorAlex Leiskau on February 19, 2015
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Learn about Open Authorization (OAuth).
Using OAuth for IBM Connections Cloud API authorization sbtCreate New Article
Connections Cloud uses the Open Authorization (OAuth) protocol for API access. OAuth is a protocol that provides a way for company applications to interact with APIs on the behalf of users without knowing their authentication credentials.

Differences between OAuth 1.0a and 2.0 in IBM Connections Cloud sbtCreate New Article
Connections Cloud supports both Open Authorization (OAuth) 1.0a and 2.0. The main usage differences are listed here.

OAuth 1.0a APIs for web server flow
Learn how IBM Connections Cloud™ supports and works with Open Authorization (OAuth) 1.0a.

OAuth 2.0 APIs for web server flow
Learn how IBM Connections Cloud supports Open Authorization (OAuth) 2.0.
Parent topic: Developing cloud applications