Start using our API in 5 minutes

Learn how to use our API with our quick API guide

Step 1: Generate your API Key

You can generate your API key at the Customer Portal.

For more information regarding API keys you can visit our Knowledge Base.

Step 2: Authenticate your API call

In order to access our API, you will need to issue your requests against

To authenticate your call, add your API key to the request header `X-Lsw-Auth`.

Step 3: Make your first API call

Now that you know how to authenticate an API call, it is time to make your first test call. In this example, you will retrieve a list of Bare Metal Servers you currently have at Leaseweb.

To begin, your first request may look like this:

$resource = '/bareMetals/v2/servers';
$apiKey   = 'xxxxxxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxx-xxxxxxxxxxxx';
$apiUrl   = '';

$ch = curl_init();
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_URL, $apiUrl . $resource);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_RETURNTRANSFER, 1);
curl_setopt($ch, CURLOPT_HTTPHEADER, array("X-Lsw-Auth: $apiKey"));
$output = curl_exec($ch);

echo $output;

Step 4: Get to know the API

Now that you learned how to use our API, you may want to take a look to our complete API References.