MindConnect Nano/IoT 2040 plugin¶
To connect a MindConnect Element you have to configure it with the respective MindConnect Element plugin. You can find the MindConnect plugin in the asset detail view.
Connecting a MindConnect Element to Insights Hub involves the following steps:
- Create asset with MindConnect type
- Create connection to the MindConnect Element
- Perform network configuration
- Onboard with configuration file
- Add data source
- Add data point
- Connecting data point and variable
You can find detailed information for these steps and on how to connect a MindConnect Element in the MindConnect Hardware General Description documentation.
Definition of a "MindConnect Element"¶
A MindConnect Element is the connecting element between an asset and Insights Hub.
MindConnect Nano is an example of a MindConnect Element. For every MindConnect Element, there is a corresponding MindConnect type; this is "core.mcnano" for MindConnect Nano.