Create HMAC

**** Some features only available from late October 2020 ****

The 'Create HMAC' action allows you to create a Hash-based message authentication code (HMAC) using a secret key.

Default Parameters

The default 'Create HMAC' flow action parameters are detailed below:

  • Data: The input string to be computed.
  • Data Type: Select the input format of the data value provided (Text, HEX or BASE64).
  • Key: The key (secret) used to compute the hash-based message authentication code (HMAC).
  • Key Type: Select the input format of the key value provided (Text, HEX or BASE64).
  • Digest Algorithm: The message digest algorithm.
  • Output Type: Select the output format of the string value provided (Text, HEX or BASE64).

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Advanced Parameters

The advanced 'Create HMAC' flow action parameters are detailed below:

  • Case: Set whether the computed value should be returned in either upper or lower case.
  • Encoding Type: Set the encoding type used to process the data and key.

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Return Parameters

The 'Create HMAC' flow action returns the following data. 

Action Specific Return Values

  • HMAC - The keyed-hash message authentication code.

Standard Return Values

  • OperationId - The unique ID assigned to this operation.
  • HttpStatusCode - The HTTP Status code for the response.
  • HttpStatusMessage - The HTTP Status message for the response.
  • Errors - An array of error messages should an error occur.
  • Operation Status - Indicates whether the operation has completed, has been queued or has failed.
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