I have come across this very strange problem where the ''Authorization' parameter in Web.Contents will fail authentication if using a variable (Shown below with variable token from another query).
I generate in Query 1 the bearer token required for authentication in Query 2, however when passing it into Query 2 the authentication fails.
generate_token= "Bearer XXXX"
the_access_token = generate_token
Source = Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://ABC.com", [RelativePath = "XYZ", Headers = [Authorization=the_access_token ]]))
However, running the below with the exact same string except not in parameter form works fine.
Source = Json.Document(Web.Contents("https://ABC.com", [RelativePath = "/XYZ/", Headers = [Authorization="Bearer XXXX"]]))
Any ideas on why this may be?? There are no difference between these two strings.
Hi @asherbowden ,
Please refer to the following post, it doesn't seem to work using parameter in headers.
Solved: How to specify HTTP request header parameter in Po... - Microsoft Power BI Community
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