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I just upgraded from 0.0.2 to 0.0.9 so that I can use the sandbox.

When I instrument my app using my production API account + key, it works great:

c2-dev-6 { username: 'ABC',
c2-dev-6   apiKey: 'XXX',
c2-dev-6   format: 'json',
c2-dev-6   sandbox: 'false' }

But when I instrument my app using my sandbox API account + key, I get 401 when I send a message:

c2-dev-7 { username: 'ABC',
c2-dev-7   apiKey: 'YYY',
c2-dev-7   format: 'json',
c2-dev-7   sandbox: true }

Any thoughts? I’ve tried passing true as both as a string and boolean.

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  • State:closed
  • Created 7 years ago
  • Comments:5 (1 by maintainers)

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calvinkarunducommented, Sep 18, 2017

When developing on the sandbox environment, please use sandbox as the application username. We switched to this pattern about a month ago. The authentication params become username: "sandbox" and in your header object apikey: "your-sandbox-api-key".

I should also mention that whenever you update your apikey, the new key doesn’t take effect immediately, instead, it will take effect in 5 minutes or less.

inacalicommented, Sep 17, 2017

@calvinkarundu am facing similar issue can you advice which module is causing this?

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