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How to list mosquitto clients using dynamic security feature?

I got the Dynamic Security of mosquitto mostly working. However, I'm not sure how to use the listClients command through the json approach, as explained here: https://github.com/eclipse/mosquitto/...
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Determine state before publish

I have a mosquitto MQTT broker on a Raspberry Pi. I have some topics from a client in this format SolutionCommand/state as an array 110001. In other hand I can invoke some publish topics like ...
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Home Assistant Mosquitto Tasmota Device Socket Error

Home Assistant Mosquitto Tasmota Device Socket Error I have just completed a fresh install of Home Assistant OS 6.4 (core-2021.9.7 upgraded to 2021.10.0, supervisor-2021.09.6) on a Raspberry Pi 4, ...
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Can't connect to Mosquitto broker with local IP address

I have a Mosquitto broker running on my Windows machine. I can connect to this on the same machine using an MQTT client such as MQTTX when I specify localhost as the address. However, I want other ...
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DDOS Protection in Open Source MQTT Brokers

I'm doing a research on DDOS protections in MQTT brokers and I started with open source Mosquitto broker. I couldn't find any countermeasure listed in the documentation page. Since my C language ...
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Does mosquito broker persist LWT messages to disk, so they may be recovered between restarts?

I have two RaspberryPis, one with the mosquito broker, and one acting as a client. The client has set up a LWT with the broker. After a power outage that affects both RPis, both RPis come back online, ...
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mosquitto_sub and grep to trigger command/action

I can use mosquitto_sub to subscribe to broker for a specific topic, say test_topic, mosquitto_sub -h MOSQUITTO_BROKER_HOSTNAME -t test_topic I can also pipe grep for a specific keyword, say ...
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Why can't FireFox connect to mosquitto via websocket on Ubuntu 20.04? No problem with Ubuntu 18.04

I tried to set up a new server with mosquitto. When I set up mosquitto on Ubuntu 18.04, both FireFox and Chrome can connect to it via websocket. When I set up the mosquitto on Ubuntu 20.04, only ...
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How to speed up first Mosquitto message?

When sending MQTT messages, first message arrives within 2 seconds and subsequent messages sent within less than 20 secs from first message, arrive in about 0.5 second. I would like to speed up those “...
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Count or list active client connections to mosquitto server

I just want to know how many clients are actively connected to my mosquitto server. Or even better, get a list of client ids connected to my mosquitto server. I read some documentation suggesting the ...
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mosquitto_sub command gives no respond when correct password?

I am trying to subscribe to a mosquitto server that I installed and configured with this command mosquitto_sub -h myserver.myserver.myserver -p 9500 -t "test" -u "myuser" -P "...
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Mosquitto broker service not starting on Windows

I installed mosquitto for Windows, and ran the following command from command prompt as administrator: net start mosquitto I get the following message: The Mosquitto Broker service is starting. The ...
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MQTT device shows as offline in Home Assistant when connection is established

I'm trying to create a Garage door sensor / motor controller and connect it to my instance of Home Assistant. My broker is the local mosquito on the Raspberry pi. The device is a Wemos D1 mini with a ...
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Mosquitto does not connect to AWS

I'm new to AWS services, I'm still studying the docs. I received a quite long (working) Python code that exchange data with the Cloud. Now I want to pub/sub messages with mosquitto. Basically I'm ...
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Using mosquitto_pub WITH mosquitto_sub on AWS IoT thing is not working

Strange problem when trying to interact with an AWS IoT thing using the mosquitto CLI clients: mosquitto_pub works as I can see the incoming message in the AWS IoT Test console. mosquitto_sub works ...
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I need to transform MQTT topic, is it possible?

I’m new with MQTT, I have a mosquitto MQTT broker on a Raspberry Pi. I have some topics from a client in this format /topic/lighton can be true or false. In other hand I can invoke some topics like /...
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mosquitto remap local topic (no bridge)

I am using eclipse-mosquitto:1.6.9 and would like to remap incoming messages to topic /registration_app to /$share/registration_app. In this case IoT devices will be publishing registration messages ...
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How to remap mqtt value to some other topics in mosquitto

I have a value under milight/states/0x1/fut089/1. What I'm trying to do is to replicate this to milight/states/0x[2..4]/fut089/1 I've already tried the following config: connection milight-...
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Send data from MQTT topic to WebServer

I have many raspberry Pis monitoring temperature and humidity in real time and publishing the data continuously to an MQTT broker (I am using Mosquitto at the moment). The Raspberry pis are all ...
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Client only connecting after restarting mosquitto [closed]

I am debugging my python written flask application (using flask_mqtt) I just deployed on a raspberry pi zero wh. On my linux machine (notebook) everything works like a charm, however, on the raspberry ...
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Is there a complete admin panel/interface for MQTT net or or any other private MQTT Servers/Broker?

I'm making a simple automation system for someone and require a MQTT admin panel for server/broker. I want it such that the admin who runs the server, is able to see and change the password of the ...
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Subscriber not receives message from client

My Mosquitto server whole ACL file content: pattern write s1/%c pattern read s1/%c I know there should be possibility to have single line: pattern readwrite s1/%c But my server complains with ...
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Subscription makes impact on access control in Mosquitto

I have single line in Mosquitto ACL file: pattern read write s2 I'm trying to post to s2 : mosquitto_pub -h 192.168.1.8 -t s2 --cafile ca.crt -m "test" -p 8883 -d -u b -P b -i b Got results in ...
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Is There A Description For the Mosquitto Log Entries?

I have a spreadsheet of about 150 Mosquitto log entries. It is paired with 30 messages I published, matched in time. That is, there are about 5 times as many Mosquitto entries as published items. ...
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Is MQTT-SN still "new" or is it obsolete?

I have an existing IoT project based on MQTT and am looking at extending the application to include battery powered end nodes using Zigbee mesh. It logically seems the most appropriate way to do this ...
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Why does MQTT Broker forget connection from SIM800 module?

I am working on SIM800 module and MQTT broker (Mosquitto) to design a kind of IoT device. When I try the MQTT server, I encountered this problem. The SIM800 connects MQTT server on TCP connection. You ...
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What IoT services are available for free that does not have message rate limit?

let say my other device publishes messages every 10ms (trying to show a real time graph in mobile app) sending at slower rate i.e every 1s instead of 10ms would result to wrong output. Are there any ...
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Mosquitto broker not authenticating, allowing mosquitto_pub and mosquitto_sub anonymously

This is my config file /etc/mosquitto/mosquitto.conf # Place your local configuration in /etc/mosquitto/conf.d/ # # A full description of the configuration file is at # /usr/share/doc/mosquitto/...
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Why is Mosquitto broker and Paho client running CPU 100% on connection?

I would like to use the mosquitto MQTT broker using Websockets. I am running mosquitto version 1.6.2 on a Debian 8 server. "normal" MQTT works fine, but I am having a problem trying to connect using ...
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mosquitto_pub succeeds but ThingsBoard device telemetry not updated

I'm using ThingsBoard demo, with a throw-away test device: Name: Test Device ID: 779e65d0-366f-11e9-b411-fdd6fdf5c064 Access Token: DdqzgX0Q4QLBbveiuY8e I set up a subscriber: mosquitto_sub -h demo....
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Does mqtt have late delivery feature if no client is subscribed?

Can Mqtt broker forward messages which have not been sent to any client ?
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POST messages in JSON to mosquitto MQTT not being received from node-RED mqtt node

Not sure how much better I can phrase it in the question but i'll try to explain to the best I can. What I am trying to do: Using IFTTT Webhook to POST a JSON message in MQTT Format. POST URL: test....
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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 does Mosquitto not apply access lists correctly?

I tried to apply an access list to a user, but Mosquitto always takes the highest access level and apply it. I tried to apply this: user roger topic readwrite device/1/# topic read device/1/name/ I ...
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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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