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Zetl API uses private key to authenticate all requests. Your private key is unique to your organisation, please talk to your Zetl contact if you do not yet have a private key.

Your private key is sensitive information and should be stored securely.

  1. Store your API keys in a secure location such as a password manager or encrypted file. Make sure only authorised personnel have access to the location where the keys are stored.

  2. Avoid hard-coding your private key into your code. Instead, use environment or CI/CD variables to store your keys. Don't share your private key in publicly accessible sites such GitHub.

Use the Authorization header to authenticate your requests.

http
GET /v1/customers HTTP/1.1
Host: api.zetl.com
Authorization: Bearer <your-private-key>
shell
curl --request GET \
  --url 'https://app.zetl.com/v1/customers' \
  --header 'Authorization: Bearer <your-private-key>'

All requests must be performed over HTTPS. Calls performed over plain HTTP will fail. API requests without authentication will also fail.