API PHP code
Question asked by Alex Johnson - 6/22/2019 at 6:51 AM

According to this page "https://mail.smartertools.com/Documentation/api#/reference/SmarterMail.Web.Controllers.Api.AuthenticationController/RetrieveLoginToken" we can create an auto-login token for any given user (email account) on the system if we generate the token with system admin credentials.

Could someone please share the PHP code for such action?

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Alex Johnson Replied
I've created a php code for temporary-password-generation but the following error has accord:

[2019.06.22] [CurrentUser: SYSTEM]
[2019.06.22] [6/22/2019 8:45:22 PM]
[2019.06.22] Application Error. Message: The controller for path '/api/v1/auth/generate-temp-pass' was not found or does not implement IController., Stack Trace:    at System.Web.Mvc.DefaultControllerFactory.GetControllerInstance(RequestContext requestContext, Type controllerType)
[2019.06.22]    at System.Web.Mvc.DefaultControllerFactory.CreateController(RequestContext requestContext, String controllerName)
[2019.06.22]    at System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.ProcessRequestInit(HttpContextBase httpContext, IController& controller, IControllerFactory& factory)
[2019.06.22]    at System.Web.Mvc.MvcHandler.BeginProcessRequest(HttpContextBase httpContext, AsyncCallback callback, Object state)
[2019.06.22]    at System.Web.HttpApplication.CallHandlerExecutionStep.System.Web.HttpApplication.IExecutionStep.Execute()
[2019.06.22]    at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStepImpl(IExecutionStep step)
[2019.06.22]    at System.Web.HttpApplication.ExecuteStep(IExecutionStep step, Boolean& completedSynchronously)
Smartermail build 7090
Installed on localhost as a free version for test and is accessible at
Sébastien Riccio Replied
Looks like you're missing an information in the target URL

From the API docs:

var url = SmarterMailUrl + "api/v1/auth/generate-temp-pass/" + input_email + ""; 

So I guess it should be something like api/v1/auth/generate-temp-pass/user@domain.tld

Not tested, I did not use this call (yet)

Sébastien Riccio
System & Network Admin

Sébastien Riccio Replied
I tested it from Katalon Studio, it works, but you need first to impersonate as the domain administrator for domain.tld using api/v1/settings/sysadmin/manage-domain.


Step 1/ Login as system admin account and get auth token
Step 2/ Get new token to manage specific domain api/v1//settings/sysadmin/manage-domain/domain.tld
Step 3/ Call generate-temp-pass api/v1/auth/generate-temp-pass/user@domain.tld 


Sébastien Riccio
System & Network Admin

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