SPOT API support

Support for SPOT API

If you have a hosted server, please contact support for setup.

1. How to install

1. Log in to Site Admin.
2. Go to Plugins tab. Click on Get more plugins.
3. Download and install SPOT.

2. Add SPOT API Account and Start Listener

1. Log in to Site Admin.
2. Go to the Service tab.
3. Click Providers on the sidebar menu.
4. Select SPOTMessageProvider option from the dropdown. This will open the message provider form.
5. Specify a name for the provider.
6. Specify the API URL including the FEED_ID. (e.g.
7. Specify other required parameters such as CallInterval and CallTimeout. By default, CallInterval is 60 seconds and values less than the default value will be ignored.
8. Click Save.
9. In the table view, click Start to start service listener.

Note that SPOT API doesn't require username and password. Instead, the authentication is done based on the FEED_ID parameter.

3. How to add a vehicle and how to add a tracker to a vehicle

1. Log in to your Vehicle Tracker application.
2. Click "Add new User".
3. Select "Device" in "User Type" drop-down. Click "Next".
3. Enter a "Username" and a "Name", which is the name displayed on the map and in the Vehicles list. Click "Next".
4. Click Next for Roles.
5. Click Next for Tags.
6. Select Device Type to "SPOT ..."
7. Fill in the Messenger ID of the tracker.
8. Click Save.

4. Resolving errors

The log file under Site Admin > System Tools > Logs

GpsGate Server will process row items until it fails on one item. GpsGate Server will then retry this item at each "call_interval".