# Getting Started

# Enable the API

For security purposes the API is disabled by default and must be enabled before you can start issuing commands.

Open the API configuration (located at server/resources/config/api.config.json)

Set the Enabled field to true as shown below:

  "Enabled": true,

Optionally change the Hosts field to listen on your desired network ports.

# Grant API Access

Before you can authenticate with the API you must have created a user account within the game.

After creating an account open the server console and issue the following command:

api [name] true

That command will grant the specified account access to authtenticate with the API.

You are now ready to request an authentication token from our API, click here to learn how.