Communicating with Xively

You communicate with Xively using REST.

Xively API Base URL

The base URL for the Xively API is:

You can communicate with Xively using a variety of protocols via IPv4 or IPv6:

DNS versus IP

Because the IP address to which resolves can and may change, we strongly recommend that you resolve the base URL of the Xively API via DNS.

In cases where it is not possible to use DNS, you can use the following bare-IP address alternative: - IPv4: - IPv6: 2001:470:1f10:333::2

Caution: Although we try to avoid changing these IP addresses, a change may be unavoidable. If this is the case, the new IPs will be published on this page with a note indicating the date of change.