Exporting Call Logs (CDR) Using a Custom Time Period in CSV Format [URL]

Application developers may wish to access call logs from a Neural termiantion or PBX account via API.   This article outlines how to access this data in CSV format via either HTTP or HTTPS.


The URL and Fields 

You can export your call logs via URL using the following string.  Replace the values in bold with those appropriate for your query.





Inbound or outbound call logs.  One of:

in - Inbound call logs

out - Outbound call logs



Your portal username



Your portal password


fromTime / toTime:

Unix timestamp of the start and end times for the calls to report on.  Most programming languages have a function to report their native date/time format into a unix timestamp.

You can learn more about the unix timestamp format in Wikipedia.

Alternatively you can use our standard call log export command, which has pre-defined time periods.



Determines whether the response will be 'inline' data or 'attachment' data.  Inline data returns the CSV data as the inline HTML reponse.  If you remove this section of the URL, data will instead be sent in attachment format, which forces the browser to treat the CSV as a file download, rather than a web page.  Most retrieval methods (cURL, wget, etc.) prefer inline.



A working example would look something like...



CSV Data Return

The CSV data will be returned


HTTP Alternative 

If HTTPS is unsuitable for your application, the same API is also available on HTTP.  Simply remove the 's' from https and change the port to 16000.


For example:   



Some development environments (such as .NET) don't always get along well with HTTPS, so this can be used as an alternative.



Sample Code 

 Sample code for this function is also available in the knowledge base.


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