Try the API with Postman

Learn how to try the Onna API using Postman


💡 3 min read

We recommend using Postman to get an overview about the API.

# Requirements

# Set up using GitHub repo

  1. Download and install Postman.
  2. Sign up for an Onna account and follow the instructions.
  3. Download onna-api-example.json and environment.json files from the GitHub repository.

# Configuration

# Postman

You can disable all tracking by setting Send anonymous usage data to Postman to OFF in the settings window.

Postman Disable Telemetry

# Token

Get your token from your browser:

Info

The tokens used in the examples below are customized placeholder tokens.

# Values

Postman allows to use a configurable environment using a set of key-value pairs. Creating commonly used variables that can be referenced by multiple requests in a collection.

More documentation on the Postman environment can be found in the Postman docs.

It is important that you edit and replace some of these variables with your own values.

Access the edit dialog by clicking the gray eye button next to the environment dropdown (highlighted in blue below):

Postman example 1

Select Edit (highlighted in blue below):

Postman example 2

Replace the following values with your own initial one:

  • user Username you provided during self-registration. For example username@email.io.
  • container The name of the database attached to your account. Onna naming convention is to use the account name you provided during the self-registration process.
  • account May be the same value as container.
  • password Password of your account.
  • token Your JWT token

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

You should have obtained these when creating your own Onna account.

You can find more information in our glossary.

# Examples

# Account information

Postman example 3

# Account status

Postman example 4

Last Updated: 11/20/2020, 11:20:00 AM