Authentication methods

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The Coveo REST APIs support the following authentication methods:

  • API key authentication is the most basic form of authentication.

  • Platform token authentication involves creating special, expiring tokens which can temporarily grant user-specific privileges.

  • A Coveo access token can be used for authentication. You should only use this method for testing, however, and not in a real application.


The Search API supports a different set of authentication methods.