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Sage Intacct Authentication

To authorize access to make API requests between your product and Sage Intacct through Agave, you will need to complete the following steps:

Step 1: Enable Web Services Subscription

To integrate with Sage Intacct using Agave API, a customer must have an active Sage Intacct Web Services Developer License.

To enable the Web Services Developer License, a company's Sage Intacct Administrator will need to:

  1. Contact their Sage Intacct account manager to enable a Developer License.

  2. Enable the Web Services subscription under Company --> Admin --> Subscriptions.

  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and enable the Web Services subscription.

Step 2: Authorize Agave API's Sender ID

To authorize Agave API's Sender ID:

  1. Select Company --> Setup --> Company (under Configuration).

  2. Select Security.

  3. Scroll down to Web Services Authorizations, and press Add.

  4. Input details for Agave API's Sender ID and press Save.


If you do not have access to Agave API's Sender ID, let us know at

Step 3: Create Web Services User

A Web Service User enables exchanging information using an API with Sage Intacct without needing to log in to the Sage Intacct UI.

To create a Web Service User:

  1. Select Company --> Company --> Web Service Users:

  2. Add details on the Web Service User:

  3. To ensure the Web Service User has the proper permissions, go to Company --> Admin --> Roles:

  4. Select Add:

  5. Add a Description for the Role:

  6. Select View Subscriptions, and select the relevant Permissions you want to enable and press Save:


Depending on your integration needs, you will likely want to enable the Company, General Ledger, Accounts Payable, Accounts Receivable, Jobs, and Purchasing modules.

  1. Return to the Web Service User page. Under the Roles Information tab, add the above Role for the Web Service User:

Step 4: Authenticate with Sage Intacct

For a user to authenticate with Sage Intacct from your product, they will need to complete the following steps:

  1. From your application, open Agave Link and press “Sage Intacct”:

  2. Input details for connecting to your Sage Intacct account, including the:

    • Company ID: see below for details on how to retrieve your Company ID.

    • User ID: this is the Web Service User ID you created above.

    • Password: this is the password for the Web Service User.

    To determine your Company ID, select Applications-->Overview:

    Then select Company Information to see your Company ID:

  3. Press Submit. On the next screen, select an Entity and press Confirm: