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Configuring Services for Authenticated Requests

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  • 0:05
    with Joe Shindelar
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    Chances are, if your Drupal site has user accounts,
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    any application that you build to access the site's data via an API
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    will want to allow users to log in as well.
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    Drupalize.Me, for example, has a Roku application.
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    And as a Drupalize.Me member, you can log into the Roku app
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    In order for this kind of interaction to work,
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    we need to configure services to allow for users to authenticate

Configuring Services for Authenticated Requests

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Most of the actions we want to perform and data we want to retrieve from an API is likely restricted to authenticated users. This lesson will outline the process of making an authenticated request and walk the user through the configuration that is required for our services endpoint in order to start allowing session based authentication.

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