cdpcurl, the CDP SDK, and CDP CLI offer built-in request signing, but
if you use a different HTTP client to make an API call, you must generate the required
A CDP API call requires a request signature to be passed in the "x-altus-auth" header, along
with a corresponding timestamp in the "x-altus-date" header.
constructs the headers automatically. However, if you would rather use a different HTTP
client, such as ordinary
curl, you can use the
cdpv1sign script within
cdpcurl to generate these required headers.
You can then parse the header values from the script output and feed them to your preferred client. Note that CDP API services will reject calls with timestamps too far in the past, so generate new headers for each call.
$ cdpv1sign -X POST https://api.us-west-1.cdp.cloudera.com/api/v1/environments2/listEnvironments Content-Type: application/json x-altus-date: Fri, 28 Aug 2020 20:38:38 GMT x-altus-auth: (long string value)
The request signing specification is available here.