Nintex eSign

Nintex eSign is an electronic signature software that can be deployed as a Software as a Service (SaaS) application. Documents are signed using a device that has an Internet connection. Nintex eSign's electronic signature technology uses patent-pending biometric, handwritten, mouse-based signatures. Nintex eSign's tools enable users to integrate with existing environments. For more information on Nintex eSign, see Nintex eSign.

In the context of Nintex Automation Cloud, Nintex eSign is a connector Service used to define a connection required for associated actions and start events. Examples include Salesforce and Box. Method of integration to cloud services, business applications and content stores. used to create connections for Nintex eSign actions. Use Nintex eSign actions in a workflow to send documents for signing, and to retrieve the signed documents.

Tip: Read this article for a step-by-step guide to using this connector in a business scenario.

Create a Nintex eSign connection

Note: Your browser-stored credentials are accessed to create connections. Either clear credentials from browser memory or make sure the stored credentials are for the intended environment.

Create a connection from the connections page or from the action configuration panel when configuring the action. For information about creating connections and assigning permissions, see Manage connections.

In the Add a new connection section, complete the fields as follows:

In this field

Select or enter the following

Connection name A name for your new connection.
API key

Your Nintex eSign API key. You must enter the word Bearer and a space before your key, for example: "Bearer dHV6Ty..."

API username The username created in Nintex eSign when creating the API key.
Context username The username of the person in Nintex eSign who will be part of the audit trail of the documents and signatures. This is the account that will send the documents to the signers.

Nintex eSign account requirements

Prior to creating a Nintex eSign connection, you need a Nintex eSign API key. In your My Profile page in Nintex eSign, click Users > API Users to create a new API user. When you create the user, save their API Key and API Username to use later to create the connection. You can limit the API key to a specific user scope and set an expiry date. For more information, see Set up Nintex eSign API Key/User.