To create an API application through OCP Console®, follow the steps below:

  1. Go to OCP® Console and log in with your OCP® credentials. The following page opens:

2. Select the miniApps → Integrate tab on the left and click on the +API Profile button. The following dialog box opens:

3. Fill in the following fields:

  • Group: Select the OCP miniApps® group for which you want to enable the integration with NiC.

  • Account Type: There are two options: User Hub or Central. The details you need to fill in for either one of them do not differ, but the authentication endpoints do. Thus, having this information available is paramount.

  • Platform Region: Select the region of your NiC account.

    • na1 refers to North America

    • eu1 refers to Europe

    • au1 refers to Australia

  • Access Key Id: Insert your access key. Check this article to find out how to generate the Access Key ID.

    Access Key Secret: Insert your secret key. Check this article to find out how to generate the Access Key Secret.

4. After you have filled in all the information, click Save. Your API profile should be successfully created.

If you had an error creating the API profile, consult this article.