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Device protocols

To process data from various device types, IoT Extension uses device protocols.

Click "Device protocols" in the "Device types" menu to access the "Device protocols" page.

Device protocol

In the "Device protocols" page you will find a list with all device protocols available in your account.

Add a device protocol

  1. Click “New device protocol” in the top menu bar.

Add device protocol

2.Select one of the available device protocol types from the list.

3.In the resulting dialog box, enter a name and an optional description for the device protocol and click “Create”.

4.Enter the configuration for the device protocol. The configuration of the device protocol depends on the protocol type.

5.For details on configuring device protocols, follow the documentation of the particular device type you want to create, see Device protocols.

6.Click “Save”.

Import a device protocol

To add a device protocol from an existing protocol, perform the following steps:

  1. Click “Import” in the top menu bar.

Import device protocol

2.Either select the device protocol to be imported from a list of predefined protocols or load it from a file by browsing.

3.Provide a name for the new protocol and click “Save”.

The device protocol will be added to the device database.

Edit a device protocol

To edit a device protocol, click on the protocol or click the menu icon at the right of the row and then click “Edit”.

Details on the fields can be found in the documentation of the particular device type, see Device protocols.

Remove a device protocol

To remove a device protocol, click the menu icon at the right of the row and then click “Remove”.

The device protocol will be removed from the device database.

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Last update: May 9, 2022