Private Key Auth

  • 29 November 2022
  • 3 replies

I see some App integrations such as Airtable ask you for a private key for Auth.

What are the pros/cons of this?

What is the typical route people use for Authentication?


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Hi @Sebastian Patten 


It depends on the API and the Authentication procedure used in the API. If you are trying to build a private integration, you need to check the API Documents of the app you are trying to connect to.

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Tagging in @Jared & @TimS - do you all have any authentication practices you could share here? Thank you in advance!

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It’s not a direct answer to your question, but you might find these authentication docs helpful that take you through how to do various forms of authentication in apps: