The Medplum API uses standard OAuth2/OpenID authentication. The "Client Credentials Flow" is recommended for machine-to-machine access.
This tutorial assumes you already have a Medplum account. (If not, please register.)
Create a ClientApplication if one does not already exist. You can create a new ClientApplication on the Project Admin page.
For this example you will need the
Connecting to the service
Execute a HTTP POST request to the OAuth2 Token endpoint:
On success, the response will be a JSON object with the following properties:
The value of "access_token" can then be used in future requests for authentication.
For more details about OAuth2 Client Credentials Flow: