Triggering a Macro via an HTTP Command

On systems running Advanced Edition Version 3 and above, it's possible to use the native Macro engine to send (HTTP) GET commands to external NewTek systems or other supporting devices (such as a PTZ camera). To do this, use the shortcut “http_request” in your macro. Doing so sends the GET request to the target identified in the value string you supply. Here are two examples on how to trigger both a System macro and a Macro created for a Session.

For a system command macro, the value name would follow this syntax:

For a Session Macro:


For more information on this topic, please review the Automation and Integration guide.

Current as of 3/5/2020


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