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Catherine_Murph
4 - Data Explorer
4 - Data Explorer

Hello,

We are trying to use an API key generated by myself (the owner) and it works fine to read data, but not when we try to write data (It says ‘You are not authorized to perform this operation’).
The same code used to work previously with different API keys.

Any help would be much appreciated.

Thank you.

Catherine

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ScottWorld
18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

The API key is tied to a specific user account, and it follows the same permissions that are assigned to that account. It sounds like you have either created a read-only account, or you are trying to post to a read-only field.

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ScottWorld
18 - Pluto
18 - Pluto

The API key is tied to a specific user account, and it follows the same permissions that are assigned to that account. It sounds like you have either created a read-only account, or you are trying to post to a read-only field.

Hi Scott,

As it turns out, it was related to a hidden field which, for security reason, had been set to a specified collaborator and not to me, the owner, hence why the API key generated by me wasn’t working. We have changed it back to the default permissions and everything is working fine.

Thank you very much for your help. Much appreciated!

Catherine Murphy