How To Connect an API-key to True PNL?
In this guide, you will get full instructions on connecting API-keys to the True PNL platform. Working with API-keys is a way of transferring information between you and third-party services. Connecting API-keys is a completely secure procedure that allows you to get additional information about your positions.
What is an API-key?
The Application Programming Interface «API» — is a set of procedures that allows different services and applications to interact with each other. To provide access to information and take full advantage of the platform, you must generate an API-key. There are two types of API-keys: public and secret. The public key serves as a mechanism to extract information from the public database of the data owner. In its turn, the secret key opens access to private databases.
How to Connect the API-key to True PNL (Bitmex Exchange)
1) Sign In in Bitmex account or register if you do not have one.
2) Find the «API Management» tab in your account. Please, note that True PnL doesn’t require Order/Withdrawal permissions and your funds will be completely safe.
3) Write down ID and Secret Key pair somewhere.
You will receive an API-key confirmation email. Confirm it. Perfect! Now you have a couple of keys: API-key and Secret key.
Go to True PNL, tab «Add Work» and type in your keys.
Congratulations, your account is successfully connected! Now you can use the additional features of the True PNL platform.
The API-key is added in several steps: