the OAuth protocol to allow users of applications to securely access
data without having to reveal username and password credentials.
Before making REST API
calls, you must authenticate the application user using OAuth 2.0
. To do so, you’ll need
Set up your application as a connected app in the Salesforce organization.
- Determine the correct Salesforce OAuth endpoint for your connected app to use.
- Authenticate the connected app user
via one of several different OAuth 2.0 authentication flows. An OAuth
authentication flow defines a series of steps used to coordinate the
authentication process between your application and Salesforce.
Supported OAuth flows include:
After successfully authenticating the connected app
, you’ll receive an access token which can be used to
make authenticated REST API