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For questions concerning the MQTT messaging protocol, a lightweight TCP/IP-based system for machine-to-machine communication.

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Is Firebase a valid replacement for MQTT?

I wonder if the realtime techology of Firebase (Either Cloud Firestore or Realtime Database) is a valid workaround for MQTT, for avoiding the broker link. We must bear in mind that the system could be ...
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Scalability: CoAP vs. MQTT-SN

Which of these protocols is better in scalability? In terms of security, QoS and LLN are only small differences. It would even say, they are very similar to each other. But how is the performance in ...
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MQTT-SN using any encryption?

Does MQTT-SN provide any encryption like AES-128 etc.? As I know, it's using a simple binary encryption but in my opinion this cannot be seen as a security feature. Many thanks in advance :)
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How to send continuous data from a few ESP8266 to a webserver?

I am new to ESP8266 boards and IoT programming and I don't know how to describe better what I want to do without a picture. Question: How to send continuous data from 4 esp8266 WiFi clients to a ...
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Advice for building a home automation system

I am not sure what technologies to use in order to build an IoT system for my home. I have a few sensors and some other devices that need to be controlled (like a doorlock) placed in my house. All ...
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Eclipse broker publishes off on subscribe

I'm testing an MQTT client setup with the Eclipse test server. I noticed off is sent automatically to every topic my client subscribes to, and the retain flag is set. I can see the logic behind it but ...
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How to extract values of multiple topics in onMessageArrived(message) function of Paho MQTT JavaScript API?

I have created a Publisher Script using Paho MQTT JavaScript API which publishes values to two topics MyHome/Temp and MyHome/Hum. The script is running successfully and publishing data to CloudMQTT ...
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Connect to MQTT Server without opening port

I have a MQTT client in an internal network and an MQTT server somewhere in Cloud. How can I connect to MQTT Server without opening port in the Client network?
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MQTT subscribing is not working

I am working to connect my server to the clients via an MQTT broker. The mqtt client gets connected. But after publishing a message, the subscribe code receives a connection acknowledgment. The ...
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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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What's the size in bytes of a single, TLS-encrypted MQTT message?

To determine the use of bandwidth usage, I need to know the exact size of a MQTT message sent from a device to a server. This message looks something like this: client.publish(topic="foo", payload="...
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How can I use Raspberry Pi to communicate with my Z-Wave gateway?

I am quite new to Z-Wave. I have a gateway, 2 z-wave sockets and 3 light switches. Everything comes from Keemple brand if that helps. However, using Keemple I cannot automate things the way I would ...
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Create Light Switch with HAP-NodeJS, MQTT and fail safe

I'm trying to get into setting up my own home automation. I've already setup HAP-NodeJS & MQTT on a raspberry and I've flashed a esp01 with NodeMCU. What I want to do is create a light switch ...
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MQTT Client behind router and Port forwarding for subscription of Client [closed]

I use MQTT (Mosquitto) and several ESP8266 for sensoring issues. I want that the clients also can "subsribe" to trigger actions on the clients. The MQTT Server is placed in a VLAN of my main router. ...
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How to send data to ThingsBoard using MQTT in python?

I want to send data to ThingsBoard and display it in widget On dashboard. By Following this tutorial I have: Created Device on ThingsBoard by logging into Tenant Administrator. Device Description: ...
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is it possible to add devices via Android app by a user using google AUTH API in Google Iot core

I am trying to make an app in which the user can login via google and then add devices (multiple but will have same telemetry data fields) so that user can click (/touch) on each field and view the ...
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Digital Gauge Widget not showing live reading of device in thingsboard Dashboard

I am following getting started guide of ThingsBoard. In their getting started tutorial, I was instructed to run demo-tool.js file from here. It will send the random value of humidity and temperature. ...
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use Gsm Sim800L To Publish data using MQtt [closed]

I have a Module Gsm Sim800L and I must Publish Data to a nodeRed Server Of IBM Bluemix. I used the library (Arduino MQTT Library for SIM800 GSM Modem) at this Link : https://elementztechblog....
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IoT <-> Cloud communication method

I am struggling with creation of multiple IoT devices (NanoPi like) which will be controlled via cloud server. I wish to use MQTT as I see this is the best method for small footprint. I know MQTT has ...
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connect a device automatically without configuring at iot platform end

My main goal is to connect devices but only with an access token and not by manually adding devices to the cloud IoT platform Is there a platform to do that automatically? How to do it/Which platform ...
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Cannot connect SensorTag cc2650 to IBM watson IoT platform using their android app

I have SensorTag cc2650 from Texas Instruments with their android app installed in my Phone. I am getting an exception while connecting IBM Watson IoT. It worked fine with quick-start service but ...
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Which IoT platform to visualize real-time and historical sensor data?

In order to prepare some tutorials for my students, I am working on a few DIY electronics projects in the field of IoT. I want to use ESP32, ESP8266, Arduino Uno, and Raspberry Pi. I am more deep on ...
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The Things Network AWS IoT integration

I have followed the tutorial for the AWS integration but cannot get the MQTT messages to display in the AWS IoT Core. I assume bridging is not working since I can get the messages in an external ...
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Communicate with MQTT over LoRa

I have two Raspberry Pis with a LoRa module each (Microchip RN2483, connected over serial). How do I tell MQTT (in Python) to use the LoRa motes (/dev/ttyAMC0) instead of Ethernet or Wi-Fi?
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Are MQTT Brokers able to retain/cache some data for a certain amount of time and then send to the subscribers?

I currently have a Mosquitto MQTT Broker on which some IoT Nodes publish their information on a specific topic. I have an instance of Telegraf from InfluxData running that subscribes to this topic and ...
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Custom sensor readings with Amazon Alexa

TLDR: I want to query Alexa for the current humidity sensor reading by asking: "What is the current humidity, Alexa?" The answer should be similar to: "The current humidity level is 56.7%" ...
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Which free dashboards are also MQTT brokers?

I'm trying to find a dashboard which: Has pretty widgets for data display Can subscribe to, and display MQTT data that I publish Can publish commands to subscribers (eg: "Driveway light switch: turn ...
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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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Connect MQTT to cloud

I installed mosquitto 1.5.7 on Windows 7 and made it subscribe and publish successfully on a local host but mosquitto failed to make connection to ubidot the publish mosquitto_pub -h "things.api....
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Alternatives to MQTT for local / remote bridging

Amongst the plethora of MQTT questions, I am wondering what are some alternatives to MQTT for when all messages sent to a topic need to be kept, and in a queue for a new subscriber. At my company, we ...
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Quick questions about MQTT of a beginner

I'm new to MQTT so I'll try to explain my situation first and then ask some questions about MQTT. Basically what I'm trying to do is set up some sensors in two houses, A and B, and be able to manage ...
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How does the MQTT server output a single raw file from multiple client publications?

I'm trying my first IoT project whereby I want to: have an electret microphone capture audio have an ESP8266 NodeMCU 12-E board submit captured audio to a remote server have a remote server receive ...
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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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How does Homeassistant MQTT publish via POST [duplicate]

I am currently using Home Assistant MQTT publish service from this the link below Link: https://developers.home-assistant.io/docs/en/external_api_rest.html The URL is: https:///api/services/mqtt/...
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Node red MQTT node cannot connect to Azure IoT Hub

I am aware that there is Azure IoT Hub palette in Node-red, which is specifically designed to interact with Azure IoT Hub. I tried that and it worked fine most of the time. However, due to an ...
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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: ...
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RESTapi and MQTT Broker

Question: What I'm trying to do is to get the REST API to be able to publish to my Mosquitto MQTT Broker (which is also hosted on my Pi on Port 1883) via IFTTT Webhook. Context I've built a webapp ...
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publish image data to mqtt not showing

I am trying to publish image data to MQTT (CloudMQTT) with following code, but the data is not appearing on MQTT, don't even see any data on MQTT broker. import identity import json import paho.mqtt....
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Controlling normal bulbs brightness using Sonoff devices

I am doing a home automation project in which I should be able to control the lights on/off but more than that, the brightness of the lights. I am using Home Assistant (not hassbian) and Node-Red ...
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Paho MQTT connect() fails ungracefully if internet connection not ready, can't trap the exception

My python script turns on the Raspberry Pi's WiFi and after a short delay tries to connect with Paho MQTT. If the delay isn't long enough, it fails ungracefully. I'm using paho-mqtt version 1.4.1 ...
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Camera with doorbell separately that is connected to the server?

So I wanted to set up a camera that surveys every few second and a doorbell with a sensor where I can see the person when someone rings it. I wanted the camera and the doorbell are placed separately, ...
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MQTT messages hit queued or inflight limits, is it stated somewhere it's the oldest messages that are dropped?

I am learning MQTT in python and the protocol for QOS = 1 and 2. I'm concerned about my Raspberry Pi getting too bogged down, or if there are other unexpected problems at the server. I can see there ...
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Adding Metadata within MQTT client in order to be available for querying in InfluxDB

Scenario I wish to deploy sensor nodes that publish sensor data to a central MQTT Broker and then send this information to InfluxDB. Requirements Adding metadata to the Sensor nodes whilst ...
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Read I²C Sensor via openHAB

I am using a voltage sensor which communicates over I²C, a Python script is handling all the communication and logic in a Raspberry Pi. Since I want to switch to openHAB I am wondering how to read ...
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Does MQTT inresponse can cause a reset due to network activity?

Setup description: I have 8 ESP8266s running an Arduino code to control windows shades up and down using relays, local switches and MQTT for remote operation, which work OK for the past few weeks. ...
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Change Cloud URL using SimpleLink App for TI CC3200 SensorTags

I have some TI CC3200 Sensortags WiFi which I want to use out-of-the-box (without programming anything) Purpose I want to send the sensor information from the sensortags to an MQTT broker running on ...
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How to connect Google Home with a DIY home automation system?

I have a few devices which ultimately talk to an MQTT bus. This bus is monitored by my own program (in Python) which makes decisions based on the context ("scenarios"). I am considering to add a ...
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Scalable Arduino ESP32 IoT project ( with lots of users )

I'm planning to create a Arduino device that measures distance, and sends the data to AWS IOT via WIFI . After that i want to see the measurements on an Android or iphone App. How can i make my idea ...
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AWS IoT certificate rejection

I've been trying to configure AWS IoT to communicate over MQTT using TLS for days on a D1 Mini board and have been running into a road block with authentication. I've used several AWS IoT Arduino ...
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Are there standard (topic) dictionaries for MQTT-capable devices/sensors?

We are thinking of using MQTT and I was wondering if there was a standard for topic dictionaries a sensors/devices - kind of like a MIB file for SNMP? Are these topic dictionaries published to a ...