Q: What is Fiery API?

A: Fiery API is a RESTful API that accesses the application interface of the Fiery Server. Fiery API helps you develop apps and tools for your specific needs on desktop and mobile platforms, including Windows, Mac OS, iOS, and Android.



Q: What can I do with Fiery API?

A: You can use Fiery API to establish a secure bidirectional connection between your application and your Fiery Server. With this connection, you can submit jobs, perform job actions, retrieve job information, including preview images, and retrieve Fiery Server status information.



Q: Which programming languages can I use with Fiery API?

A: You can use any language that allows you to make an HTTPS request. Examples: C#, Ruby, JavaScript, and Java.



Q: Which Fiery Servers support Fiery API?

A: Fiery Servers with FS100/100 Pro and later software support Fiery API. For a Windows-based Fiery Server with earlier software, you can install Fiery API with Fiery Integration Manager in the latest Fiery Extended Applications Package. For more information, please visit our installation page here.


Q: How do I find my Fiery Server software version?

A: In Command WorkStation, go to Device Center and click the General tab. The Fiery System version is displayed under General Info.



Q: How do I check if Fiery API is installed on my Fiery Server? How do I find the Fiery API version?

A: In a web browser, enter this URL:

https://{yourservername}/live/api/v2/version/

If an error occurs, Fiery API is not installed. Otherwise, the Fiery API version number is displayed in the browser or returned in a file, depending on your browser settings.



Q: When I use HTTPS requests as you recommend, I get a warning in my browser that the certificate on Fiery Server is invalid. How can I get rid of this warning?

A: If the user ignores the warning, the HTTP session will not be secure. We recommend that you obtain and install a valid SSL certificate for the Fiery Server.



Q: Can I host my web application on the Fiery Server?

A: Yes.