API Glossary

There are many acronyms and definitions in the world of the API so we have put together a short list containing the most used terms...

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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Proxy Granting Ticket (PGT) -

A ticket sent by CAS to a service holding a valid service ticket (ST). Allows a third party to request a proxy ticket on behalf of a customer.

Proxy Granting Ticket IOU (PGTIOU) -

A ticket sent by CAS alone in a service validation response, and with a PGT to the callback URL. It is the web application's responsibility to maintain a table to correlate PGTIOUs and PGTs. This is part of the protocol between CAS and the third party to secure a PGT.

Proxy Ticket (PT) -

A ticket usable by a proxy to access a target by representing a customer. The PT carries information about the proxy or proxies attempting to gain access.

POST -

The HTTP method for creating resources with a RESTful API.

PUT -

The HTTP method for updating resources with a RESTful API.