Creating aspect

The process of creating aspect is shown by using the example scenario of onboarding a pump. Note that the data shown in the procedure below is related to this example scenario and must be adapted properly for onboarding other devices.


To create an aspect, proceed as follows:

  1. In Asset Manager, click on "Aspects".

  2. Click on 116562466187.png.

  3. Enter the required data. Use the following data to follow the example scenario of onboarding the pump:

    • ID: mcint.Pump


      The ID prefix must match your tenant prefix.

    • Name: PumpProperties

    • Description: Pump Aspect (from MindConnect IoT Extension Getting Started)

  4. Enter data for variable:

    • Variable Name: StuffingBoxTemp

    • Data Type: STRING

    • Max. Length: 16

    • Unit: °

  5. Click on "Add variable".

  6. Click on "Save".


The result should be similar to the screenshot down below.