We use two types of Authentication.
1) Username and Password
This authentication uses your Username and API Key as the password
2.1) IP Whitelisting V1
You can whitelist up to 20 IP address which enables you to continue making requests without having to use the username and password upon each additional request.
2.2) IP Whitelisting V2
Authentication and Whitelisting can be accessed here https://dashboard.geonode.com/#/proxy-authentication
Allow up to 5 minutes for IP addresses to be whitelisted in our system.