CSRF Failed: CSRF token missing or incorrect

When you are using SessionAuthentication, you are using Django’s authentication which usually requires CSRF to be checked. Django REST Framework enforces this, only for SessionAuthentication, so you must pass the CSRF token in the X-CSRFToken header.

The Django documentation provides more information on retrieving the CSRF token using jQuery and sending it in requests. The CSRF token is saved as a cookie called csrftoken that you can retrieve from a HTTP response, which varies depending on the language that is being used.

If you cannot retrieve the CSRF cookie, this is usually a sign that you should not be using SessionAuthentication. I recommend looking into TokenAuthentication or OAuth 2.0 depending on your needs.

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