Access Images from Password Protected Albums using API V2

abhishekit1986abhishekit1986 IndiaPosts: 1Registered Users Beginner grinner
Hi Guys,

I am using the API V2 version to fetch the albums and their respective images to show the website, however, I am facing a problem. I have protected the albums/folders with the password. Now I am not sure what parameter suppose to be passed in the API so I can get details of all the images in the Album.

To fetch the image I am using this method. /api/v2/album/{AlbumHash}!images

Your instant help will be highly appreciated.

Thanks for your help in advance.

Abhishek Singh

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  • bwgbwg SmugMug Sorcerer Northern VAPosts: 2,118Administrators SmugMug Employee
    edited July 6, 2017

    Hi Abhishek,

    To access password protected resources you have 2 options.
    1) authenticate as the owner using OAuth.
    2) unlock the node using the UnlockNode endpoint

    Option 1 is more robust, but a little more difficult to get up and running. The documentation here details our OAuth endpoints https://api.smugmug.com/api/v2/doc/tutorial/authorization.html and provides resources for finding out more about OAuth if you're not familiar

    Option 2 requires you the Node associated with the resource (album or folder) and then POSTing to /api/v2/node/{NodeID}!unlock endpoint with the node password. The UnlockNode endpoint response will set a cookie that you'll need to pass along with any subsequent requests to the protected resource.

    Let us know if you have any further questions.

    Cheers,
    Lee

    SmugMug API Sorcerer

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