Guide Concept

In order for a device to send data to the Platform, it needs to be authenticated; therefore you must create an Application Key.

Application Keys, or appKeys, are security tokens used for authentication in ThingWorx. They are associated with a given user and have all of the permissions granted to the user with which they are associated.

This is one of the most common ways of assigning permission control to a connected device.

Guide Info

Level Beginner
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published March 21, 2019
Author Jason Johnson

You'll learn how to

    • Create a new Application Key
    • Modify Application Key expiration dates
    • WhiteList IP for Application Keys
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Things used in this guide

Environment:

This guide may be completed within any environment where you have access to the ThingWorx Foundation server.

This includes both the hosted evaluation server, as well as the downloadable trial.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:

CREATE AN APPLICATION KEY

Outline
  • Step 1: Create Application Key
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