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Authentication

Authentication

In this section, we will cover the basics of authentication.

Overview

The authentication is the process of verifying the identity of a user. It is used to protect your store from unauthorized access. To authenticate a user, you need to provide a valid access token. The access token is a unique string that identifies a user. It is used to access protected resources in your store. Here is the explanation of the authentication process in the Magento: create a customer and generate customer token

To access any user protected resource, you need to provide a valid access token. The access token is a unique string that identifies a user. It is used to access protected resources in your store.

Once token is generated, you should store it in the vsf-customer cookie. This cookie is used by the Magento 2 integration to authenticate the user. Methods like customer, customerCart, updateCustomer, changeCustomerPassword require a valid access token stored in the vsf-customer cookie.

References

MethodDescription
generateCustomerTokenMethod to generate customer token