Use a Postman collection for the authentication profile

This topic describes how to test the CyberArk Identity authentication profile APIs using a Postman collection. Postman is an HTTP-testing API application that enables you to monitor requests and responses.

Before you begin

  1. Install Postman from https://www.postman.com/downloads/

  2. Get access to a CyberArk Identity tenant

  3. Create a user that has administrative rights.

Import the Postman collection

Get started with the Postman collection

Once the Postman collection is imported, pre-fill the following variables to run the collection based on the functionality you want to try out.

Authentication is required to access the APIs related to authentication profile management. The authenticated user should have administrative rights to access the APIs.

Variable name

Description

tenant_url

 

The URL of the CyberArk Identity tenant

For example:

https://example.my.idaptive.app

https://example.id.cyberark.cloud

This URL will be used for all API requests to CyberArk Identity.

username

The username of the CyberArk Identity directory user

password

The password of the CyberArk Identity directory user

auth_profile_name

The authentication profile name

primary_challenges

List of comma-separated MFA challenges

secondary_challenges

List of comma-separated MFA challenges

challenge_pass_through_duration

The challenge pass through duration in minutes

number_of_sq

The number of security questions that need to be asked to the user during login

single_challenge_mechanism

Specifies the type of single challenge mechanism required