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Blog | You Shall Not Pass: The Benefits of Token Based Authentication

api.video is a big fan of token based authentication, especially J.R.R token…just kidding, we use JWT tokens. While it’s a little bit of extra work up front — you must provide your API key to our authentication endpoint ( https://ws.api.video/auth/api-key ) to retrieve a token — the benefits are well worth it. Today, we’ll take a look at api.video’s authentication mechanisms and review what makes token-based authentication an excellent choice for our API.

What is a Token?

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