POST /auth/token

Exchange credentials for access token


Header Value
Authorization Bearer [token]
Content-type application/json


The request body must be a JSON string with the following fields:

Field Description
client_id identifies the client. Currently, must be either node-red-admin or node-red-editor.
grant_type must be password
scope a space-separated list of permissions being requested. Currently, must be either * or read.
username the username to authenticate
password the password to authenticate


Status Code Reason Response
200 Success See example response body
401 Not authorized none
  "access_token": "A_SECRET_TOKEN",
  "token_type": "Bearer"