Cloud Administration Authenticator Details API

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The Cloud Administration Authenticator Details API enables Help Desk administrators to look up user authenticators using a User ID.


Note:  The API  can retrieve all user authenticators for a single user per request.




Clients calling this API must authenticate themselves by including a JSON Web Token in a request. For instructions on using this token, see Authentication for the Cloud Administration APIs .


Administrative Roles


This API can use an API key that is associated with either the Super Administrator or Help Desk Administrator role. For more information, see Manage the Cloud Administration API Keys.


Software Developer Kit


You can download the API Software Developer Kit (SDK) from Cloud Administration REST API Download.


Request Requirements


Use the following information to retrieve information about a particular user's authenticator.


MethodRequest URLResponse Content TypeResponse BodyResponse Codes
application/jsonUser authenticator details with property200, 400, 403, 404, 500


Resource Identifier


The resource identifier is optional.


Resource IDDescriptionType
<includeBrowsers>Set to True to include the browser authenticator type, or False to exclude the browser authenticator type. When you omit this identifier, the browser authenticator type is included.Boolean


Example Request Data


The following example displays a request to retrieve all authenticator types other than browser authenticator type.


GET /AdminInterface/restapi/v1/users/<userId>/devices?includeBrowsers=false


Accept: application/json


Authorization: Bearer <JWT token>


The request does not contain any parameters.


The resource identifier <userId> is a unique user identifier that is sent in the response to the Cloud Administration User Details API .


Example Response


The following example response shows the status of a single user's authenticator.




"id": "DrT4QEbDIwB2Z1yBUpoC0GSF8MY6GDSex5xlvwH6oOPBFLp-47om_rur3vZ_b52nexoy0SwRASN5zkT8X9-0zg",

"name": "'s%20FIDO%20token",

"userid": "e71d6d46-0113-495a-9445-b3f71b6e3f36",

"osType": "FIDO Token",

"capabilities": null,

"registeredDate": "2018-09-06T15:34:44.000Z",

"lastUsedDate": "2018-09-06T15:34:44.000Z"




Property Response Descriptions


The following table shows property response descriptions and data types.


PropertyDescriptionData Type
idIdentifies the authenticator.String
nameAuthenticator name.String
userIdIdentifies the user associated with this authenticator.String
osTypeOperating system information related to the authenticator or browser.String


registeredDate (for FIDO authenticator)

Timestamp when the authenticator was registered.

for information on formatting timestamps in ISO 8601 format.

Timestamp when the FIDO authenticator was registered. For FIDO authenticators, the following fields are created:


Timestamp when the authenticator was last used. See
for information on formatting timestamps in ISO 8601 format.

Note:  The lastUsedDate  is deprecated and may be removed in a future version of the API. This property is retained for backwards compatibility. This value is not accurate and should not be relied upon.



Response Codes


The following table shows response codes and descriptions for the Authenticator Details API.


200User and authenticator are successfully found.
400User ID is not provided as parameter.
403Not authorized to perform the request.
404User and/or authenticator is not found.
500Internal error occurred when processing the request.








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