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Authenticating a Customer

Description

Authenticates the Customer and returns the Customer details, if authenticated.

Parameters

Name Data Type Required / Optional Description
auth-userid Integer Required Authentication Parameter
api-key String Required Authentication Parameter
username String Required Username of the Customer
passwd String Required Password of the Customer

HTTP Method

POST

Example Test URL Request

https://test.httpapi.com/api/customers/v2/authenticate.json?auth-userid=0&api-key=key&username=username@customer.com&passwd=customerpassword

Response

  • Returns a hash map containing the below details, if the Customer is authenticated successfully:

    • Customer Id (customerid)

    • Customer Username (username)

    • Your Reseller Id (resellerid)

    • Reseller Id of your Parent Reseller (parentid)

    • Name (name)

    • Company (company)

    • Email Address (useremail)

    • Telephone Number Country Code (telnocc)

    • Telephone Number (telno)

    • First line of address of the Customer (address1)

    • Second line of address of the Customer (address2)

    • Third line of address of the Customer (address3)

    • City (city)

    • State (state)

    • Country Code (country)

    • ZIP Code (zip)

    • Personal Identification Number (pin)

    • Creation Date (creationdt)

    • Current Status (customerstatus)

    • Sales Contact Name and Email Id (salesrepresentative)

    • Language Preference for the Control Panel and Emails (langpref)

    • Total Receipts (totalreceipts)

    • 2-Step Verification status (twofactorauth_enabled)


  • In case of any errors, a status key with value as ERROR alongwith an error message will be returned.


  • In case of a failed login attempt, a status key with value as ERROR alongwith the following details will be returned.

    • Maximum number times login can be attempted (maxAttempts)

    • Login failure message (message)

    • Remaining number of login attempts (remainingLoginAttempts)

    Note

    The account will be temporarily locked out for 30 minutes if remainingLoginAttempts is 0.