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Questions tagged [mosquitto]

For questions concerning Eclipse Mosquitto, an open source MQTT broker implementation, including setup questions, issues with running the broker, and questions about the behaviour of Mosquitto.

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mosquitto_sub: command not found

I'm using a raspberry pi image that has the mosquitto broker installed. To troubleshoot, instruction was to run: pi@raspberrypi:/ $ mosquitto_sub -v -t "gateway/+/rx" However that resulted in: -...
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View the messages sent to the local Mosquitto server

How can I see the messages that are published to the Mosquitto broker which has been locally installed in Ubuntu? I have used Spring Integration and think it worked fine. I also tried commands in ...
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aws iot - mosquitto_sub does not subscribe

This is my policy document: { "Version": "2012-10-17", "Statement": [ { "Effect": "Allow", "Action": "iot:Connect", "Resource": [ "arn:aws:iot:us-east-2:000000000000:...
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mosquitto - bridging options for remote client identifier

From mosquitto.conf, the following options (among many others) exist for bridging. connection name This variable marks the start of a new bridge connection. It is also used to give the bridge a ...
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Mosquitto service won't start

I have an AWS EC2, Ubuntu-16.04 instance where Mosquitto is installed. I noticed that, the mosquitto process dies out and nothing apparent seems to be appear in the log /var/log/mosquitto/mosquitto....
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mosquitto - Broker won't start with persistence configuration

mosquitto does not seem to like the following options for persistence. # Persistence configuration persistence true persistence_location /data/qos/ persistent_client_expiration 8h The /data/qos does ...
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mosquitto - persistence configuration options

I want to understand the persistence related options in Mosquitto as described here. To begin with, do these options apply only in case of QoS > 0 and/or retained messages? persistence If true, ...
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Why Mosquitto Does not apply access list correctly?

I tried to apply access list to a user but mosquitto always takes the highest access level and apply it. I try to apply this user roger topic readwrite device/1/# topic read device/1/name/ also ...
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How to make mosquitto to update topics in database not from memory?

As suggested in another question, we have added destination path as db and autosave_interval as 3000, but after few days memory is getting reducing automatically. Please let me know if there is any ...
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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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How to process the MQTT queue once?

I am developing a helper app to clean the retained messages on my Mosquitto MQTT service. The problem I have is how to process the queue once with Paho MQTT. I know how to block the thread (...
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Can mosquitto publish the IP of clients?

I have several devices talking to my Mosquitto MQTT broker and when listening to incoming messages I get all relevant information except the IP of the subscribed client. Is it possible to configure ...
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Are there standardized MQTT topics?

I am new to MQTT (and home automation in general, I am much more in the systems and dev side), flashed a WiFi switch (Sonoff Basic), connected it to an instance of Mosquitto and Home Assistant and so ...
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MQTT Connection Using Keep-Alive > 5 Minutes Silently Disconnects on Azure VM Broker?

Summary of the issue: Connecting to test.mosquitto.org or iot.eclipse.org with a keep alive of more than 5 minutes, and everything seems to work just as expected. Connecting to my broker (both on ...
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How long between PINGREQ and PINGRESP on Mosquitto broker?

I have been chasing a problem with seemingly-random and infrequent disconnects due to "Socket error on client" between my ESP8266 client (PubSubClient 2.6.0) and my Mosquitto broker on Raspberry Pi (...
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Setting up Mosquitto with SSL

I'm trying to set-up Mosquitto with SSL on my Raspberry Pi 3. I followed this tutorial Now my mosquitto.conf is: listener 8883 cafile /etc/mosquitto/certs/mosq-ca.crt certfile /etc/mosquitto/certs/...
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How can I get access to a public MQTT broker's (like iot.eclipse.org) logs?

There was this recent question in which the OP used iot.eclipse.org as an MQTT broker. This server actually runs the latest released version of Mosquitto broker. I have advised to check the ...
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Offline messages not being send to Adafruit IoT portal by Mosquitto broker

I have a Raspberry Pi in which I have installed Mosquitto broker and MQTT. Pi is connected to sensor and I need to send this data to Adafruit IoT protal. I am able to send all the data when the Pi is ...
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How to setup mosquitto public broker in linux server?

I have linux server running with public ip. I have set up mosquitto broker with the following commands. apt-get install mosquitto apt-get install libmosquitto-dev apt-get install mosquitto-clients ...
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Traffic Shaping and MQTT

There are two MQTT Brokers, the connection between them should enable traffic shaping. Broker A has multiple clients who publish data, Broker B has multiple subscriptions. Is there a possibility to ...
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Mosquitto debug level log - How to keep all entries but PINGREQ/PINGRESP

I discussed here how to avoid ping messages in logs. By changing log_type(s) in mosquitto.conf I found that pings are reported under DEBUG LEVEL. I would comment this log type in the conf to avoid ...
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List clients subscribed to a certain topic in Mosquitto server

So that is the general question, but I'll provide the scenario here. I'm running Mosquitto server to provide mqtt comm between esp relay modules (Sonoff from Itead) and Home Assistant. Most of the ...
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Prevent ping logging in Mosquitto server

Is there any way to prevent PINGREQ and PINGRESP to be logged, keeping all other log_type(s) active? I'm looking for a way to prevent only ping entries to be logged. Here is my mosquitto.conf: ...
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How to enable WebSockets on Mosquitto running on Windows?

I have a Mosquitto broker up and running on my Windows machine. I don't remember if I installed it with Web Sockets support (Cause I didn't knew what that was, or if I needed it). But seeing now my ...
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How to modify Mosquitto's Windows Firewall Inbound Rule to only allow connections from specific IP addresses?

I am trying to set up IP whitelisting for my Mosquitto broker on Windows 7. To do so I have performed the following steps, based on this article: How to Whitelist Your IP - Windows Dedicated. Open ...
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How to enable detailed logging of Mosquitto broker on Windows 7?

I have a previous question and to get closer to a solution I want to enable Mosquitto broker logging on Windows 7. Originally I have started the broker manually as follows: mosquitto -p 1883 -v -v ...
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How to modify only the Client ID in an MQTT CONNECT message?

I am playing around with MQTT CONNECT messages. I have a simple C program which opens a TCP/IP socket towards an Mosquitto broker running on my laptop, sends an MQTT CONNECT message, (normally) ...
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What happens if Mosquitto runs out of memory to store QoS 1/2 messages?

In MQTT, messages with QoS 1 or 2 must be delivered at least once (QoS 2 messages must be delivered exactly once). If the client is not connected, the broker must store the message until the client is ...
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Can a Mosquitto MQTT client forcibly disconnect another?

I've been wondering how an MQTT client could instruct the broker to disconnect a client by some means, in case I need to force-disconnect a client from my MQTT server (for example, if it's misbehaving ...
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Mosquitto on Raspberry Pi refuses connection after changing log settings

In my ongoing endeavors to get my Raspberry Pi to command my stuff I set up a Mosquitto MQTT broker. In the base settings everything went reasonably fine. I could post test messages with the publish ...
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How to start Mosquitto broker service on Windows 7 from command prompt?

I have set up Mosquitto MQTT on my Windows 7 laptop. I have performed the installation process according to this step by step guide. Installation was alright and I could start the Mosquitto Broker's ...
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What simple security tests can I perform on my MQTT network?

I am about to set up an MQTT network at home. I want to build up some knowledge by practical exercises. It would be a small network with the broker hosted on my laptop (Windows 7) and some Raspberry ...
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Should I use Mosquitto's web sockets or connect clients directly?

According to this blog, Mosquitto (the MQTT broker) now supports connecting to clients over web sockets. The blog article seems to hint that web sockets are more useful for browser applications, since ...
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Don’t subscribe to # - so how to dump all messages to database with Mosquitto?

HiveMQ's blog lists under "best practices" not to subscribe to the multi level wildcard when attempting to dump all messages to a database. They claim that the subscribing client may not be able to ...
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mosquitto_sub “connection refused” on Arch Linux

So I installed mosquitto and mosquitto-client on a Raspberry Pi running Raspbian Jessie through apt-get as well as mosquitto on another Pi running Arch Linux through pacman. On Arch the client utils ...
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Can Mosquitto support multiple brokers?

I've been considering Mosquitto for a MQTT message broker for a home IoT network, but I'm concerned that the broker could be a single point of failure which could bring down my whole network if it ...