Authorization and Security

To start working with the Veeam Service Provider Console REST API, clients must first authenticate themselves and receive authorization grant by obtaining an access token and a refresh token.

  • Access token is a string that represents authorization issued to the client and must be used in all requests during the current logon session. By default, access token expires after 1 hour.
  • Refresh token is a string that represents authorization granted to the client and can be used to obtain a new access token when the current access token expires.

To obtain an access token, the client uses one of the following authentication types:

After first authorization, you can configure the following options to optimize authentication process:

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