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 MindSphere involves the following steps:

Onboarding

  • Create asset with MindConnect type

  • Create connection to the MindConnect Element

  • Perform network configuration

  • Onboard with configuration file

Data mapping

  • 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 Getting Connected documentation.

Definition of a "MindConnect Element"

A MindConnect Element is the connecting element between an asset and MindSphere.

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.