Authentication ---- Non-login / API User


Contents

1. Access Zoom API

2. Retrieve Zoom Access Token(ZAK)

To host a scheduled meeting as a non-login user, you will need to retrieve the following two values from the REST API:

  • User_ID
  • Zoom_Access_Token(ZAK)

For User_ID, you can pass your email address or you can retrieve it from the REST API by sending a GET request to https://api.zoom.us/v2/users.

For Zoom_Access_Token(ZAK), you can retrieve them by sending a GET request to https://api.zoom.us/v2/users/{userId}/token.

To have deeper understanding of Zoom_Access_Token, please refer to Authentication.

The following steps will show you how to retrieve the above information from the Zoom API.

1. Access Zoom API

Please refer to the instructions at https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/api-reference/using-zoom-apis to configure your setup and access the Zoom API.

2. Retrieve Zoom Access Token(ZAK)

Once you have the access to the Zoom API, you may retrieve the Zoom Access Token(ZAK) by making an HTTP request to the following endpoint:

https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/api-reference/zoom-api/users/usertoken

Please refer to the instructions from the API documentation to learn how to use this API.

Even if the ZAK does expire, please DO NOT pass or expose the ZAK token to others after retrieving it.