Cmdlets for Cloudant

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AuthScheme Parameter (Connect-Cloudant Cmdlet)

The type of authentication to use when connecting to Cloudant.


Connect-Cloudant -AuthScheme string

Possible Values

Auto, Basic, OAuth

Data Type


Default Value



  • Auto: Lets the driver decide automatically based on the other connection properties you have set.
  • Basic: Set this to use BASIC user / password authentication.
  • OAuth: Set this to perform OAuth authentication. For this method you will need the APIKey and URL of Cloudant instance.

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