3. Authenticate against your Object Storage service instance by using Postman
In this section, you’ll use the Postman Chrome application to authenticate against your Object Storage service instance.
- If it’s not already running, start Chrome.
- Click Apps and launch Postman.
- Select POST as the method and from the file where you saved the access credentials, copy the
auth_urlinto the Enter request URL here field.
- Append a forward slash (/) to the URL that you just pasted. Then, append
v3/auth/tokensto the URL making the full URL:
- Under Body, select raw and then set type to JSON(application/json) and enter the following code, replacing with your
"id": "your userID",
"password": "your password"
"id": "your projectID"
- Click Send to send the request.
- Verify that the status indicates
201 Createdand then click Headers.
- Save the value of
X-Subject-Tokenfrom the returned header in your credentials file. Then, go back to the Body of the response and scroll down through the endpoints to find the one with type
swift. Copy the
urlfor the entry matching the
publicinterface and also save this to your credentials file.