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MQTT gateway’s properties

INTRODUCTION

This protocol allows you to interact with IoT devices through a series of messages sent on the network within specific channels called Topics. This topic will pass inside a server called Broker, that make the connection possible in both sides (Client – IoT device). 

MQTT broker gateway's properties inside the Home automation software EVE Manager Pro

COMMON PROPERTIES

Type: This drop down allows you to select which type of function the X1 server will have. Bridge mode permette di impostare il server in modo che si possa avere una connessione con 2 broker differenti, Client mode standard mode that the server uses to be able to send and receive MQTT messages.

Client ID: Here you can paste the MQTT client ID that will allow you to register your client to the broker, as standard the client id is eve-mqtt-client if using the X1 server’s broker.

Address: Here you can put the Broker address that will be set to the X1 server. Localhost is the server address accepted by the X1 server in order to use its broker.

Port: Here you can put the MQTT port that the broker is using, as default the port is set to 1883.

Keep alive: Here you can set the keep alive time in seconds.

Quality of Service: This drop down allows you to choose which QoS level the connection with client and Broker will last.

Topic Prefix: This text field allow you to set a Topic prefix that the X1 server will consider when sending the messages.

Use user and password: This check box enable or disable the use of credential for a broker connection.

User: Here you can put your user name in order to connect to the broker.

Password: Here you can put your password in order to connect to the broker.

MQTT Component properties inside the Home automation software EVE Manager Pro

Component properties

Topic: Here you can instert the topic that the messages will be sent to the IoT devices.

JS parser: Here you can insert your java script in order to be able to send and receive the messages.

For further information on how the topic and the payload are set inside the EVE system click this link.

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