Starting with 2021.3.5, every authentik instance has a built-in API browser, which can be accessed at https://authentik.company/api/v3/.
To generate an API client, you can use the OpenAPI v3 schema at https://authentik.company/api/v3/schema/.
While testing, the API requests are authenticated by your browser session.
For any of the token-based methods, set the
Authorization header to
When authenticating with a flow, you'll get an authenticated Session cookie, that can be used for authentication. Keep in mind that in this context, a CSRF header is also required.
Users can create tokens to authenticate as any user with a static key, which can optionally be expiring and auto-rotate.
OAuth2 clients can request the scope
goauthentik.io/api, which allows their OAuth Access token to be used to authenticate to the API.