I found that item in the FAQ, and tried both the suggest URLs:
with a valid server, userid, password, but the server always returns a 404 with page content saying
Could you try the URL against your server and see if you can get it to work, and if you need to adjust the URL syntax please post the syntax you got to work?
Please make sure whether your Tomcat instance is running on port 80 or 8080 and modify the REST call based on that. Also, NameOfThing represents the actual name of the Thing you are trying to access. For example, I have an Edge thing called MyEdgeThing, so in order to access it's properties, I'd use the following call: