The eContext Authentication API allows provides an application and user management platform allowing and allows authentication and (eventually) authorization controls that can be used to control access to various resources.

Input Format

The input format to the eContext Authentication API is specified using the HTTP Content-Type header (RFC 2616#section-14.17). A Content-Type of application/json is preferred, and there is no guarantee that other Content-Types will be honored.

Output Format

The output format is generally set by using the HTTP Accept header (RFC 2616#section-14.1). The default output format for the eContext API is JSON (application/json). As the default output format, all examples in this documentation are displayed using JSON.

The following output formats are currently supported: