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I need to push data via rest api which need to be used with a bearer token authentication. I have client_id, client_secret. How am I to do this using c# desktop application

Headers
POST /connect/token HTTP/1.1
Host:www.xxxxxx.com
Content-Type: application/x-www-form-urlencoded
grant_type=client_credentials&client_id= JC-POS-000001&client_secret= S1D+qcjn47M=


What I have tried:

var client = new RestClient($"https://dummy/api/");
           var request = new RestRequest("Create", Method.POST);
           request.AddHeader("Content-Type", "application/x-www-form-urlencoded");
           request.AddParameter("application/x-www-form-urlencoded", "grant_type=client_credentials&client_id= CCB1-PS-22-12&client_secret=e4gUOM7nEh==");


           var response = client.Execute(request);
           if (response.StatusCode == System.Net.HttpStatusCode.OK)
           {

           }
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Updated 30-Mar-22 23:09pm

1 solution

According to some solutions I've seen posted around you might need to instead use AddParameter() and provide the parameter name and value for each. So instead of:
C#
request.AddParameter("application/x-www-form-urlencoded", "grant_type=client_credentials&client_id= abc&client_secret=def");

You would do:
C#
request.AddParameter("grant_type", "client_credentials");
request.AddParameter("client_id", "abc");
request.AddParameter("client_secret", "def");

Try giving this a whirl and see whether it works!
 
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