What API Authentication Do You Need?

When you're writing your powershell scripts, or trying to interrogate your devices and applications for data, what authentication do you need for those REST API endpoints? For example, Microsoft gives you guidance on how to protect your APIs using OAuth 2.0 here Protect an API by using OAuth 2.0 with Azure Active Directory and API Management | Microsoft Docs

Poll Results
  • Basic Authentication (25%)
    39/156
  • Bearer Authentication aka Token Authentication (11%)
    17/156
  • API Keys (28%)
    43/156
  • OAuth (2.0) (13%)
    21/156
  • OAuth (1.0) (1%)
    1/156
  • Digest Auth (0%)
    0/156
  • NTLM (7%)
    11/156
  • AWS Signature (3%)
    5/156
  • Hawk Authentication (0%)
    0/156
  • Other - leave a comment (12%)
    19/156

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