Obtain the Real IP of Activepieces for Whitelisting: A Simple Workflow Tutorial
Are you a user of the Activepieces workflow automation platform and looking to whitelist Activepieces for enhanced security or remote database access? Whitelisting the real IP addresses of your Activepieces is a crucial step in ensuring that only authorized workflow automation processes can interact with your sensitive data. This tutorial will guide you through a step-by-step process of creating a workflow in Activepieces that retrieves the real IP address using an HTTP GET request to ipify.org. Let’s dive in!
Step 1: Log in to Activepieces
Start by logging in to your Activepieces account. If you don’t have an account yet, you can sign up for one on the Activepieces website.
Step 2: Create a New Workflow
Once you’re logged in, navigate to the workflow creation section. Click the “New Flow” button to initiate the workflow creation process.
Step 3: Add HTTP GET Request Action
In the workflow editor, find the available actions and locate the “HTTP GET Request” action. Click and add this action to your workflow canvas.
Step 4: Configure the HTTP GET Request
With the “HTTP GET Request” action selected, configure the following settings:
• URL: Set the URL to https://api.ipify.org?format=json. This is the endpoint provided by ipify.org to retrieve the real IP address.
Step 5: Save and Test the Workflow
Once you’ve configured the workflow, save it and run a test execution to ensure everything works correctly. Verify that the workflow successfully retrieves the real IP address from ipify.org.
Step 6: Whitelist the Activepiece
Now that you have the real IP address of the Activepiece obtained through the workflow, proceed to whitelist it according to the requirements of your service or database provider. Consult their documentation or support resources for guidance on how to whitelist an IP address.
CLICK HERE TO CLONE THE WORKFLOW: https://cloud.activepieces.com/templates/GZmJjrxbthkiHjZZIFrV1
By following this step-by-step tutorial, you have learned how to create a workflow in Activepieces that retrieves the real IP address of Activepieces by making an HTTP GET request to ipify.org. This enables you to easily whitelist Activepieces, ensuring secure access to your services, remote databases, or any other whitelisting requirements you may have.
Remember to regularly update your whitelists and maintain vigilance in protecting sensitive data.
We hope you found this tutorial helpful! If you have any questions or need further assistance, please reach out. Happy whitelisting with Activepieces!
Note: This tutorial assumes basic familiarity with the Activepieces platform. If you’re new to Activepieces, explore its documentation and resources to familiarize yourself with its features and capabilities.