The following docs are for developers who wish to integrate their products or services with Cloudfire.


The following requirements are needed before using API:

  • An active account on Cortex
  • An active user with the Admin role
  • A pair of user-id/api-key obtained from Cortex


At the moment the only supported authentication is BasicAuth.
Discover more on Authentication page.


To be able to serve all queries with optimal response time there is limit on the Query Per Second (qps) that can be performed.
A single account is rate-limited to 1200 requests in 10 minutes
Please adjust your code accordingly. For for more information about those limits please contact support.