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Questions tagged [authentication]

For questions about authentication (proving who you say you are). Use this tag for both humans authenticating to machines and machine-to-machine authentication.

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MOXA Modbus with Raspberry Pi – Can't get slave to work

I have two Moxa modbuses that I have daisy-chained together, and then connected to my network's ethernet port. The modbuses are hooked up to a control board with LED lights for the coils and buttons ...
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AWS IoT Authentication - Using own certificate not working

I'm trying to set up AWS IoT authentication with using my own certificate according to the docs. I've managed to register a CA, enabled it as well as set it to auto-register. Also, created device cert ...
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mosquitto - allow_anonymous false shows connected message

I have set the acl_file property in /etc/mosquitto/mosquitto.conf to /home/ubuntu/my.acl. In the ACL file, I have allow_anonymous false to disallow connections from clients that do not have user name. ...
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Connecting a SIM800L to a IBM BlueMix Server via MQTT

I am trying to connect a IoT node to a IBM IoT server via MQTT/GSM. I am using a Sim800L GSM module, and a serial USB device to send the commands to module from my computer. Later on, I will use the ...
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Multiple agents authentication to MQTT

I am building a small IoT platform. I have a webapp reading data from MongoDB. There is a worker that reads from MQTT and stores the data to mongo. Until here, all good. I want to be able to ship an ...
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How to secure root on IoT device while remaining open to tinkerers

I'm currently spitballing ideas for an Internet of Things device. It will be running Linux on a widely available development board, I'm not too concerned about physical security or the end user doing ...
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How can I use 2FA in an MQTT network?

How can I use 2FA (two factor authentication) when I connect a new device to the broker, if it is even possible? Because it seems easier, the second factor can be a software solution first but I ...
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Testing the success of Over the Air updates [closed]

What is the best practice to ensure an IoT device has been updated successfully? What do you need to do in order to test OTA updates and authenticate devices? Taking it a step further, how can you ...