Adding an Application

Use the Automation API Access Settings screen to allow external applications to consume Control Manager Automation APIs.

  1. Go to Administration > Settings > Automation API Access Settings.
  2. Click Add.
  3. In the Application Access Settings section, select the Enable application integration using Control Manager Automation APIs check box.
  4. Configure the following settings.
    • 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

  5. Click Save.