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Status Needs more information
Created by Guest
Created on Mar 1, 2024

Adding M2M route to access all CP4BA REST APIs

Access to CP4BA components is done through the cpd route but when this route is configured to be accessible only through a corporate reverse proxy with strong authentication, there is then no available route that allows to reach the APIs of all the CP4BA components from external applications in M2M mode.

There are some predifined routes (e.g. icp4adeploy-cmis-route, icp4adeploy-cpe-route, icp4adeploy-cpe-stateless-route) that can be accessed in M2M mode with Basic Authentication but we must have a generic route (e.g. cpd-m2m) that allow access to all APIs in M2M mode.

Without this kind of route, integrations with other systems are impossible without manually adding custom routes / workaround (see TS015283328)

Idea priority Urgent
  • Guest
    Mar 19, 2024

    As we discussed, we need an internal route that doesn't go through Zen because Zen is behind a reverse proxy with two-factor authentication and we can't do M2M through the reverse proxy.

  • Admin
    Bill Lawton
    Mar 12, 2024

    M2M is Machine to Machine?

    For M2M use the Zen APi Key instead of basic auth.