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Especially in large companies, many employees who do not have their own desktop workstation have to be granted access to the Linchpin intranet on a mobile basis. In addition, there is the challenge that these employees do not use a mobile device managed by the company, so that a BYOD strategy (Bring Your Own Device) must be pursued.

To simplify the onboarding of colleagues for Confluence administrators, it is possible to generate authorization tokens for mobile login via a script directly from Linchpin. These tokens can be created per Confluence user and then converted into a QR code, which can be used by the employee for mobile login via the Linchpin Mobile Gateway.


Script for generating user logins as a Confluence administrator

curl 'https://[confluence-base-url]/rest/linchpin-mobile/1.0/firescope/user/qrcode' \
  -X 'PUT' \
  -H 'Connection: keep-alive' \
  -H 'Pragma: no-cache' \
  -H 'Cache-Control: no-cache, no-store' \
  -H 'Accept: application/json' \
  --data-raw '{"userName":"[username]","expiry":[time to expire in hours],"qrcodetype":1}' \
  --compressed \
  --insecure


The following parameters are to be set here:

  • Confluence base URL
  • Confluence username of the user for whom the mobile access should be created
  • Validity period of the QR access code in hours (min. 1)

The interface then returns a text block, which can be converted into a corresponding QR code using a QR code generator. This code can now be issued to employees and scanned by end users with the app.



This page was last edited on 04/20/2021.