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Passing login information using URL parameters

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Created by Norbert Skurzewski, last modified by Liz Fischer on Jul 13, 2018

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This article provides steps to create a favorite or a bookmark within a browser, or on your desktop. 

The user ID and password can be passed as parameters within the URL. 


NPM version 11.5.3 or earlier


1. Create a favorite with a link in the following form to pass the login information:


2. Provide the hostname or IP address of your Orion server as the DOMAIN. Provide your Orion User ID as the AccountID, and then provide your Orion user account password as the Password.


Warning: HTTP requests are not encrypted, so User IDs and Passwords sent in HTTP requests are not secure. For more information about enabling HTTPS on your Orion server, check



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