ChannelAdvisor - Request API Access

The Application Programming Interface (API) allows for automated communication between connected systems. In order to automate fulfillment, API access must be enabled.

If you have not yet gathered your API credentials, follow these steps first:

Gather API credentials from ChannelAdvisor

Request API access in DropStream

Configure your credentials in DropStream, then request access to the ChannelAdvisor API.

  1. In your DropStream Dashboard, click Stores.

DropStream Dashboard, Stores

  1. Click on the name of your ChannelAdvisor store.
  2. Under Connection details, for your API version, choose SOAP.

For REST configurations, please contact DropStream support at, and we'll assist you with generating the required token.

  1. Enter the required SOAP credentials:
  • Account ID
  • Profile ID

In Connection Details, enter your Account ID and Profile ID, then click Request Access

  1. On the left, click Request Access to send the access request to ChannelAdvisor.

If you encounter any problems requesting access, contact DropStream Support at, and our team will help you configure and initiate the Authorization Request for your store.

  1. To enable inventory sync, specify your Distribution Center Code.
  1. Click Save changes.

Save changes

Next: Approve API Access

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