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In a proxy service setup, the external application communicates with a third-party system through a proxy service. The external application is solely responsible for this communication process, the Web Client plays no role.

  • The external application communicates to the third-party system through a proxy service.

    SHARED Tip We recommend you use the Web API. For more information, see

  • The proxy service will be a set of RESTful APIs that have been written to complement the external application.

  • The scenario caters for use cases where:

    • There is a service account to access third-party APIs. Instead of each user logging in, a service account is used to access the data store.

    • Custom logic has been added to access the database.