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Authentication

This topic describes how to have your application access the REST API using your access token provided in the authorization response.

Using the access token provided in the authorization response, your application can now access the REST API on behalf of the authorizing user. You can use the REST API as outlined in this documentation, except you should use a header in the format Authorization: Bearer [token] instead of Token: [token], as shown in the example below.

Your application should check for 403 errors, in case the user has revoked application access or the token has expired. In such cases, to resume access you will need to prompt users to repeat the authorization flow.

Example request

curl \
  -H "Authorization: Bearer abcdefghijklmnopqrstuvwxyz" \
  -X GET "https://api.optimizely.com/experiment/v1/projects/1234/"