Getting Started

This manual gives you an overview of MindSphere with MindConnect Nano and MindConnect IoT2040, enabling you to commission these devices and start working with MindSphere.

Basic knowledge requirements

  • General knowledge about personal computers is required.

  • General knowledge in the field automation control engineering is recommended.

Scope of validity of this document

This manual is valid for MindSphere and MindConnect Elements:

  • MindConnect Nano

  • MindConnect IoT2040


The term “device” is used to refer to MindConnect Nano and MindConnect IoT2040. The terms for MindSphere can be found in Glossary in the Appendix of this documentation.

The configuration parameters should be extracted out of the text or tables and depend respectively on the needs and constellation of the individual system.

Internet address

Click the following link to find MindSphere documentation: MindSphere Documentation Area