API Key property

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Specify the Watson Assistant API Key.


When the NLP Provider property is set to Watson, and Authentication Type property is set to IAM, you have to configure the API key given by IBM, in the API Key property.

At the IBM console, select the service from the Catalog -> Dashboard menu, and copy the API key:


Then paste it in GeneXus API key property (under the NLP Provider section of the Conversational Flows instance properties dialog):


For more information see Configure IBM Watson services for the Chatbot generator.

To apply changes, just save the Conversational Flows instance and it will be synchronized automatically to the NLP provider, plus updating the <InstanceName>Chatbot.config file. For more information about this file see Connecting to the Chatbot Provider.

Configuration file

The configuration file used for saving the value of this property, is the *Chatbot.config (the name of the file is the instance name + Chatbot). The file is located under the virtual directory in the case of NET, and the WEB-INF directory of the servlet server in the case of Java.


This property is available since GeneXus 16 upgrade 1.


Objects: Conversational Flows Instance

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