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How do I login/authenticate through API on KACE 1000 System Management Appliance 7.0

09/06/2017 1865 views
Here is my python code:

# Import script for porting information from the KACE server

import requests

def main():
username = 'test'
password = 'test'
org_name = 'Default'

session = requests.session()
session.params = {'password': password,
'userName': username,
'organizationName': org_name}
session.headers = {'Accept': 'application/json',
'Content-Type': 'application/json',
'x-dell-api-version': '5'}

login_path = 'SERVER/ams/shared/api/security/login'

response = session.post(login_path)


print(response)
print(response.json())

if __name__ == '__main__':
main()

I am able to log in manually through the browser with the account test and password test as an admin. However, when running the above code I get

<Response [401]>
{'errorCode': 29, 'errorDescription': 'Login Failed: Incorrect user name or password.'}

I've been stuck on this for more than an entire day at work. I need to get access to the API in order to run queries with scripts. I called customer support and they . made me wait for 1 hour before telling me no engineers were available. ANY help would be greatly appreciated. I want to be able to get a CSRF token with a status 200 response from the post request.

Thank you!
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Figured out the solution thanks to someone on stack overflow.

This part must be put into the data part of the request and not the params:

session.headers = {'Accept': 'application/json',
'Content-Type': 'application/json',
'x-dell-api-version': '5'}
Answered 09/07/2017 by: zel123
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