The first part of the transaction is the authentication information. Signority APIs use HTTP basic access authentication method. HTTP basic access authentication requires an extra parameter in the request header which will be formatted as the Base64 code of “username:password” where username and password are the credentials you would use to log into your Signority account. HTTP basic access authentication requires a HTTP header name ‘Authorization’ and the authorization type would be ‘Basic’. In the following case, we use username and password as our credentials, the header should look as follows.
Authorization: Basic dXNlcm5hbWU6cGFzc3dvcmQ=
An example of this in Java can be seen below: