# Glossary

Key Point

Onna API Glossary

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Datasource
Type of content in the Onna platform used to collect data from cloud-based services that holds the configuration values needed to establish a connection to the remote source.

account_type
Identifier for the different account types in Onna.

behavior
A programming construct that allows a certain trait to be reused among other software components.

client_id
Identifies a component, defined in the configuration values

client_secret
Password, used in conjunction with a client_id, to generate a service token

container
The name of the database attached to your account. Our naming convention is to use the account name you provided during the self-registration process.

header
HTTP headers are typically used to send additional information about the request or response. Authentication tokens can be sent in a HTTP header.

magic_url
A one-time use link that provides a direct landing on specific content within the platform

op
Short for operation, used in the payload of a request to inform the API that an action needs to take place on a value.

pinrole
Shorthand for "principal + role", used when sharing resources

service account
A service account will permit you to access certain administrative parts of the Onna API. The service account will be able to access the platform regardless of SSO/MFA settings.

scope
The name of your account.

scope, container, and account may be the same value.

token
Typically a JWT token, which is returned from the login endpoint.

Last Updated: 5/18/2020, 1:34:58 PM