# Authorization

With Authorization, user can make authenticated / authorized HTTP requests.

The main idea is to,

  1. First configure the authorization which your REST API needs e.g. Basic Auth, OAuth etc.
    • User can configure authorization by going to Configuration Tab > Authorizations section.
  1. Then use that authorization in test cases by simply associating the test case with the configured authorization in step 1.

vREST supports four types of authorization mechanisms: