Getting an API key

The method that you must use to get an API key for the Shipping REST API depends on whether you are an existing or new Metapack customer.

Customer

Contact

Existing

Your Metapack Professional Services implementation consultant

New

Metapack Sales

Note

The Shipping REST API uses the HTTP basic access authentication method, so you must provide an Authorization request header with the Basic prefix followed by a Base64-encoded <username>:<password> string.