ALCS has public API for receiving trucks GPS data from GPS providers.
In order to provide GPS data to ALCS system, GPS provider has two options:
Services are protected. In order to submit or provide data, both parties must provide authentication credentials.
API services are implemented as REST web services. POST method must be used by GPS provider for submit data to ALCS. GET method must be implemented by GPS provider to allow ALCS request GPS data.
Security, authentication and authorization
For GPS API reference please, go to: https://alcs.eu/api/
All network communication conducted using HTTPS (TLS/SSL).
API provides following methods of authentication:
Access token (API key)
Party that accepts request provide counterparty with access token. The method for generation access token may vary and depends on service provider.
ALCS uses such approach for generation access token:
Party providing data is responsible for proper caller authorization, it means, that only data, that caller has privilege to access, will be provided upon request.
In order to be able exchange data, both parties – ALCS and GPS data provider – should sign an agreement and exchange authentication credentials. Following information must be provided in agreement:
Future authentication methods
Username and password based authentication
Parties identified using username, password and caller IP address.
SSL certificate authentication
To call service, both parties must provide valid SSL certificate.
API key request
Fill out the form to get the API key
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