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Google Earth (KML)

A KML export of your asset's latest positions are available in the following URL format:

Format for challenged authentication

Latest Positions: https://www.example.com/KML/LatestPositions Historical Positions: https://www.example.com/KML/PositionHistory?fromDate=(from)&toDate=(to)

Format for including authentication

Latest Positions: https://www.example.com/KML/LatestPositions?username=(username)&password=(password) Historical Positions:https://www.example.com/KML/PositionHistory?username=(username)&password=(password)fromDate=(from)&toDate=(to)

To view this feed in Google Earth, you must add it as a Network Link. 
  1. Go to Add->Network Link within Google Earth
  2. Name the link, e.g. "My Tracking Assets"
  3. Enter the KML feed URL in the "Link" box, e.g. http://www.example.com/KML/LatestPositions
  4. An authentication window will appear after a few moments. In it you must enter your tracking Username and Password. Check the "Remember my credentials" box if you do not want to have to re-enter them whenever you access Google Earth.
  5. Click "Ok"

Your Tracking feed has now been added to Google Earth and should be listed inside the "Places" box.

To refresh the feed, right-click on its name in the "Places" section inside Google Earth and choose "Refresh".