Use this endpoint to retrieve raw data from one or multiple variables in a time range

To retrieve raw data from one or multiple variables within a time range, please make a POST request to the following URL:

HTTP Method

URL

POST

https://industrial.api.ubidots.com/api/v1.6/data/raw/series

Headers

The "X-Auth-Token" and "Content-Type" headers are required to your request:

Header

Value

Required?

Description

X-Auth-Token

Token

Yes

Authentication Token of account.

Content-Type

application/json

Yes

The type of data of the body.

Body

An object containing the following key parameters:

Parameter

Type

Required?

Description

variables

String Array

Yes

An array of variable IDs

columns

String Array

Yes

Information columns to retrieve from each variables.
See note below for a detailed explanation

join_dataframes

Boolean

No

true: returns an array. Each element is an array containing the values for the period.
false: [Default] returns an array where each element is separate time-series per variable.

start

Number

No

Initial timestamp in milliseconds POSIX format (inclusive).

end

Number

No

Final timestamp in milliseconds POSIX format (inclusive).

limit

Number

No

Limits the number of returned values

{
  "variables": ["618848b4b09758ded46bafda", ···, "618848b7b31be1cb509c0a3c"],
  "columns": ["value.value", "timestamp"],
  "join_dataframes": false,
  "start": 1636321611000,
  "end": 1636321629000,
  "limit": 3
}

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Columns parameter

Options are:

  • value.value
  • variable.id
  • value.context
  • variable.name
  • varible.properties.color
  • device.name
  • device.label
  • timestamp

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Optional parameters

  • If neither start and end are included, the request will use the last 100 values of each variable.
  • If only start is sent, it will include values from that timestamp up until current date.
  • If only end is sent, it will includes values from the beginning of data reception up until that timestamp.

Query Parameters

You may add optional parameters to the URL of your request:

Parameter

Type

Description

token

String

The token to authenticate the request.
While sending it as a query parameter is supported, we strongly recommend using the X-Auth-Token header

Examples

Get the raw data from multiple variables:
Get 1 hour worth of raw data from multiple variables.

$ curl -X POST 'https://industrial.api.ubidots.com/api/v1.6/data/raw/series' \
 -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
 -H 'X-Auth-Token: oaXBo6ODhIjPsusNRPUGIK4d72bc73' \
 -d '{
  "variables": ["618848b4b09758ded46bafda", "618848b7b31be1cb509c0a3c"],
  "columns": ["value.value", "timestamp"],
  "join_dataframes": false,
  "start": 1636318800000,
  "end": 1636322400000
}'
{
  "results": [
    [
      [
        62982.2158,
        1636322400000
      ],
      [
        62983.0896,
        1636321200000
      ],
      [
        63038.9567,
        1636320000000
      ],
      [
        62796.2391,
        1636318800000
      ]
    ],
    [
      [
        62850.3801,
        1636322101553
      ],
      [
        62883.235,
        1636321804316
      ],
      [
        62870.3731,
        1636321503773
      ],
      [
        62983.0896,
        1636321204195
      ],
      [
        63038.9567,
        1636320901873
      ],
      [
        62954.9763,
        1636320604142
      ],
      [
        62889.5329,
        1636320302570
      ],
      [
        62804.1109,
        1636320003317
      ],
      [
        62796.2391,
        1636319701865
      ],
      [
        62773.1121,
        1636319402894
      ],
      [
        62752.7116,
        1636319101710
      ],
      [
        62704.7288,
        1636318807253
      ]
    ]
  ],
  "columns": [
    [
      "5b17df86642ab66a5f6037d8.value.value",
      "timestamp"
    ],
    [
      "5ae73c56bbddbd669ed87e0a.value.value",
      "timestamp"
    ]
  ]
}
{
  "detail": "JSON parse error - Expecting value: line 4 column 22 (char 121)"
}
{
  "code": 401001,
  "message": "Authentication credentials were not provided."
}

Get the raw data from multiple variables:
Get the last 3 values for multiple variables.

$ curl -X POST 'https://industrial.api.ubidots.com/api/v1.6/data/raw/series' \
 -H 'Content-Type: application/json' \
 -H 'X-Auth-Token: oaXBo6ODhIjPsusNRPUGIK4d72bc73' \
 -d '{
  "variables": ["618848b4b09758ded46bafda", "618848b7b31be1cb509c0a3c"],
  "columns": ["value.value", "timestamp"],
  "join_dataframes": false,
  "limit": 3
}'
{
  "results": [
    [
      [
        62982.2158,
        1636322400000
      ],
      [
        62983.0896,
        1636321200000
      ],
      [
        63038.9567,
        1636320000000
      ]
    ],
    [
      [
        62850.3801,
        1636322101553
      ],
      [
        62883.235,
        1636321804316
      ],
      [
        62870.3731,
        1636321503773
      ]
    ]
  ],
  "columns": [
    [
      "5b17df86642ab66a5f6037d8.value.value",
      "timestamp"
    ],
    [
      "5ae73c56bbddbd669ed87e0a.value.value",
      "timestamp"
    ]
  ]
}
{
  "detail": "JSON parse error - Expecting value: line 4 column 22 (char 121)"
}
{
  "code": 401001,
  "message": "Authentication credentials were not provided."
}