Available in API 2.11+


Authenticate against an existing MIDAS user account.

Note: "authenticate_user" API calls respect the "Max Invalid Login Attempts" security setting.

Tip: For increased security, we strongly advise that "authenticate_user" API calls are only made using http POST methods (and not http GET methods)

Required ParametersPossible ValuesDescription
emailEmail AddressEmail address of account to authenticate
pwStringCorresponding password for account to authenticate
Example Response
Variables ReturnedDescription
authenticatedReturns "1" if supplied email address and corresponding password are valid, otherwise returns "0"
idIf the returned "authenticated" response is "1", the "id" parameter contains the internal user ID of the authenticated account