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http-in node

Usage of Http-in node

http-in nodes

http icon

You can create an http endpoint for the web services.

You use this node to:

  • To create an http endpoint for the web services with specified access.

Requirements:

  • Endpoint should be specified.

Note

  • Endpoint should start with '/'.
  • You cannot send any response without the flow to complete the request.
  • You cannot create the flow in other user flow tab to generate the output.

Http URL access

Access Description
Only the user of this flow The flow created user can have the permission to access the flow.
All users of this tenant The users with tenant access can have the permission to access the flow.
Public access using keys All the public users will have the permission to access the flow by accessing the generated link
with key as per the specified expiry date.

Key Management

You can manage the access key by the "Key Management" in http edit node properties.

Using Http-in node

Example scenario

Create an endpoint for timeseries data to display it in the web services.

Objective

To create an endpoint and display the timeseries data in the web services for further analysis.

Requirements

  • http-in node
  • generate node
  • http response node

Procedure

Accessing http node

  1. Design the http flow as shown below:

    access http node

  2. Double click http-in node to edit the properties:

    edit http in node

    • Select a method
    • Specify the endpoint
    • Select the type of access
    • Generate the key with expiry date (optional)
  3. Click Done.

  4. Click Save.

Accessing key management

To manage the key from http edit node:

  1. Click arrow

    Key management

  2. To delete the existing key, click delete.

  3. To generate new key, click generate key.

Note

You can create multiple keys for an endpoint.

Result

You can click the URL link to display the output data in the web services.

Web service

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Last update: April 29, 2022