Use the Automation API Access Settings screen to allow external applications to consume Control Manager Automation APIs.
Application name: Specify an easily identifiable name for the application
Application ID: Used by Control Manager to identify the application
API key: Used by the application to sign requests sent to Control Manager
API type: Indicates the API functions that the application can access
Communication time-out: Select the maximum number of seconds allowed for a request to reach Control Manager after the application generates the request