Most of the REST requests against this API require the inclusion of a specific authorization token, supplied by the X-Auth-Token HTTP header. You may obtain this token by using the Identity Service and supplying valid credentials. For more information about obtaining an authorization token, refer to http://docs.rackspace.com/auth/api/v2.0/auth-client-devguide/content/QuickStart-000.html.
The Identity Service is a RESTful web service. It is the entry point to all Rackspace Cloud APIs.
Most calls made against this API require the addition of an authorization header in the request. The authorization header can be retrieved by authenticating as a valid user in the global authentication application at https://identity.api.rackspacecloud.com.
Here is an example of a request:
GET /v1/customer_accounts/CLOUD/12345 HTTP/1.1 Host: customer.api.rackspacecloud.com Accept: application/xml X-Auth-Token: 3c04f8a5-b730-471f-905f-5e00fa24824c
For more information, see Authenticate to the Rackspace Cloud.