Some of ei3’s API calls refer to certain machine productivity status numbers. The status code numbers refer to the following machine states: Status code If the most recent process data in ei3 is current (up to 5 minutes old or less), and the machine’s linespeed is greater than the machine’s set minimum production speed, the […]
What is API?
API (application programming interface) allows websites to grab data from databases and display it in another place, such as another website or an ERP/MES system. This can be used in several ways, publicly or privately. With the right setup, ei3’s API tools allow you to easily display machine information onto displays across your factory floor. […]
What is an API key, and where can I find it?
You can find a user’s API key under Admin Tools -> Users. Click the edit icon in front of a user account. You can find the associated API Key# at the bottom of the user edit page. Similarly, when creating a new user account, you can find the new account’s unique API Key# at the […]
Where can I find an API call for a machine?
If API Access is enabled for your machine, the API call information can be found in Tools > API Access. Click on the desired function you’d like to obtain an API key for, and check the Example Usage area for sample usage of API calls. A complete list of API calls available in ei3 can […]