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The Blink platform enables users to create automations that perform actions against the Blink API.

To create the connection you need:

  • An API key
  • An API address

Obtaining the credentials

Obtaining the API address

  • The API address is your Blink environment URL. The default API address is

Obtaining the API key

  1. Go to an existing Automation Pack on the Automations page, or create a new Automation Pack.

  2. Enter an existing Automation in the chosen Automation Pack, or create a new Automation.

  3. On the Automation overview page, click the CLI button (under the Run methods).


  4. Select the Add my personal API key checkbox.


  5. Copy the API key and replace instead of the placeholder <api-key> at the end of the given CLI command.

Creating your connection

  1. In the Blink platform, navigate to the Connections page > Add connection. A New Connection dialog box opens displaying icons of external service providers available.
  2. Select the Blink icon. A dialog box with name of the connection and connection methods appear.
  3. (Optional) Edit the name of the connection. At a later stage you cannot edit the name.
  4. Select API Key as the method to create the connection.
  5. Fill in the parameters:
    • The Blink API key
    • The Blink API address: default is
  6. (Optional) Click Test Connection to test it.
  7. Click Create connection. The new connection appears on the Connections page.