All Api calls to WATS REST Api are secured with basic authentication. The easiest way to create a machine access token is to use the Postman app from Chrome web browser.
All Api calls must be autheticated using basic authentication. A special GetToken api call can be used to request a special machine account token that can be used in other api calls.
Get machine access token
Install Postman - REST Client in Google Chrome
click Add to Chrome.
navigate to chrome://apps and click Postman - REST Client
In Request URL enter https://your-server-url/wats/api/auth/GetToken go to Basic Auth and enter a valid username/password. Click Refresh headers, and click Send to get you machine account
Once you have a valid token it can be used to query data. Just add the Authorization header to the request.
Authorization = Basic token
Note: Remove leading and trailing " from the result in getToken
1. Get token
2. Query data
Please note that user restrictions doesn't work with the rest API.