IDM 7.2.0

Forgotten username REST requests

The following REST requests and responses demonstrate the flow through a forgotten username process:

  1. Client initiates the username retrieval process. The server returns the initial set of requirements:

    curl \
     --header "X-OpenIDM-Username: anonymous" \
     --header "X-OpenIDM-Password: anonymous" \
     --header "X-OpenIDM-NoSession: true" \
     --request GET \
     "https://localhost:8443/openidm/selfservice/username"
    {
       "_id":"1",
       "_rev":"959264722",
       "type":"userQuery",
       "tag":"initial",
       "requirements":{
          "$schema":"http://json-schema.org/draft-04/schema#",
          "description":"Find your account",
          "type":"object",
          "required":[
             "queryFilter"
          ],
          "properties":{
             "queryFilter":{
                "description":"filter string to find account",
                "type":"string"
             }
          }
       }
    }
  2. Client submits the requirements, along with the token. Server returns the username and the end tag to indicate the end of the process:

    curl \
     --header "X-OpenIDM-Username: anonymous" \
     --header "X-OpenIDM-Password: anonymous" \
     --request POST \
     --data '{
      "token": "eyJ0eXAiOiJKV1QiLCJjdHkiOiJKV1QiLCJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiJ9.ZXlKMGVY…​W5ywOcr8",
      {
         "input":{
            "queryFilter":"mail eq \"babs.k.jensen@gmail.com\""
      }
    }' \
     "https://localhost:8443/openidm/selfservice/username?_action=submitRequirements"
    {
       "type":"retrieveUsername",
       "tag":"end",
       "status":{
          "success":true
       },
       "additions":{
          "userName":"bjensen"
       }
    }
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