NetCloud Engine (Formerly Pertino): How To Get a Network API key for Device Authentication

Beverly McRae


This article describes the steps necessary to get a network API key for authenticating devices.


Configuration Difficulty: Novice

Login to NetCloud Engine

  • New Users sign-up for a trial account here. Login and exit out of the setup wizard (by clicking the ‘x’ at the top right of the wizard)
  • Existing users Login to the NetCloud Engine console here

Download the Key

  • Navigate to the key generation page by pressing the settings button in the top right corner of the client.

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This will take you to the network settings page.

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  • Select the Generate Authentication Key option.

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  • Select Generate Key This will create a new key, revoking the old key, and prompt you to download a file called apikey.pertino. You can copy the API key and use it in a command line as appropriate.
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