SimpleJson datasource authorization header not being sent

I’m using Grafana v8.0.6 and I’m trying to set up a SimpleJson datsource, I’ve checked the basic authorization flag and I’ve configured the username and password for the authorization.

When I press “Save and test” I get a request in my backend for the webservice I’ve set up to process this datasource’s petitions but I don’t get any authorization header.

Is there anything else I’m supposed to configure in the datasource?

Hi @mariadelbusto

this isn’t much of a solution but I wonder if the JSON API plugin for Grafana | Grafana Labs could fulfill your needs instead. I’ve had success passing headers with it. Great UI

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