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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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Can I make individual callbacks to handle each MQTT topic?

I'm using the PubSubClient on some ESP-01 modules to make smart/connected devices around the house. I'm not super fond of the way all incoming messages get routed to the single callback. When I get a ...
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Publish MQTT message via HTTP GET

I need to make a simple proof of concept, having an Arduino or ESP32 with a couple of LEDs than can be turned on/off via browser. There are a lot of examples about having a small server in the Arduino ...
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MQTT disconnects from AWS when publishing a message

Please look at this sketch for ESP32. It does nothing but: connects to WiFi connects to AWS MQTT subscribes to the /get/accepted topic every 5 s publish an empty message to the /get topic to retrieve ...
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What commands should I send to Tasmota (DHT11) via MQTT Broker to receive status as message in my NodeJS script?

I cannot find how to send command to my Tasmota DHT11 device via MQTT Broker. I'm using mqtt.js library in Nodejs. var mqtt = require('mqtt'); var topic = 'cmnd/tasmota_E30D62/'; var client = mqtt....
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Why MQTT protocol is better than Websocket or direct TCP socket for live data IoT? [closed]

We know MQTT is based on TCP. Why don't we directly using plain TCP connection for live data? Recently I'm using plain TCP for realtime / live connection for transfer sensor data to another device ...
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Is Google Cloud Platform a broker?

I am trying to develop an windows form application on Visual Studio to control a home automation system. I am looking into the MQTT protocol to communicate between an application AMD hardware (using ...
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Searching local MQTT server on Local network

I have a micro-controller,ESP8266 for the moment, which is connecting to a mqtt broker and pulish some messages. I have configured mqtt broker on raspberry pi which has an IP address 192.168.43.164. ...
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How to make a MQTT Broker and a REST API communicate?

I'm still very new to IoT and IoT protocols, so pardon my ignorance. I'm trying to go about creating a home automation system to control lights, read room temperatures etc. The user should be able to ...
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Why would MKR GSM stop transmitting data to IOT cloud after a certain amount of time transmitting fine?

The device connects to IOT cloud fine and transmits the data for days and sometimes even weeks, but then it will stop transmitting for apparently no reason. On the IOT cloud dashboard the device is ...
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Cannot transfer Files from linux machine to windows machine (via mqtt)

I'm running an MQTT Broker on my Windows machine using Mosquitto broker. I have setup a client on the same Windows machine through the Paho MQTT python library. Another client is setup using the same ...
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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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ESP32 MQTT error

I have been trying to connect my ESP32 board to my laptop via MQTT. I have installed Mosquitto MQTT broker on my laptop but I fail to connect my ESP32 every time. This is the test code I am using to ...
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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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Architecture: MQTT and Fluent bit?

I'm working with industrial machines, not always connected to the internet in industrial environment. I'm new in IoT and for my current setup, I have 2 usage: analytics and live data. For the ...
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How can I make a topic/action to be allowed only to authorized users?

This is the scenario: I have a machine connected to a MQTT AWS-IoT Core broker. This machine is authorized with the AWS certificates to publish in the topic P/serialnb/deleterecords/record_id. This ...
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MQTT subscriber connection

I understand an MQTT client publishes data to a topic after connect message. I am not sure how an MQTT client subscribing to a topic get updated when there is a publish to that topic. Is it the ...
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Receiving doorbell notification on Zigbee or MQTT from an electro-mechanical ding-dong

I have a typical European failsafe bell transformer installed in my electrical box, wired to a classic ding-dong chime (works at 230v and 8v). I wonder if there is any component or a simple DIY ...
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Is MQTT a good choice for my application?

For a university project I need to have a couple of "things" that collect data and which we will then be able to view and manipulate. At the moment each of the devices will consist of a few ...
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Connect to Mqtt over websockets

I'm trying to connect on a broker with the following script #!/user/bin/env python import paho.mqtt.client as mqtt import random import requests import warnings import LoggingManager logger = ...
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How to connect the Arduino MKR GSM to the Arduino IoT cloud service?

I am having trouble connecting my MKR GSM to the Arduino Cloud platform. My code is shown below: The .ino file. /* Sketch generated by the Arduino IoT Cloud Thing "Bin One" https://...
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Protocol that supports data integrity with intermittent connectivity?

Currently we are using LwM2M but we are running into use-cases for which we can't find neat LwM2M features. I also looked at MQTT but it seems to have the same struggles. These use-cases include: ...
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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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Python Paho MQTT 2.5 KB messages not sending for days, while 0.1 KB messages send fine

I've got powerful dual-core IoT gateways in the field with high-speed cellular modems and good internet connections, but they fail to send 2.5 KB MQTT messages to my AWS IoT message broker. My program ...
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What is a pseudocode breakdown of the MQTT protocol for cellular devices?

I was wondering if anyone can give me some pseudocode structure that outlines the general procedures that need to happen to connect over cellular to a remote server using MQTT? To be specific, I ...
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Monitoring temperature using AWS IoT

I've developed an Android app for my dad for monitoring temperature from a specific room. He wants to be able to see the temperature even when he is not home. I got working with Amazon IoT and it's ...
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Best way to set up a portable local IoT network?

I'm working on a project that requires multiple ESP32s to be able to receive a signal from a smartphone in order to close/open a set of doors. The catch is that this will be happening in a remote area ...
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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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How to login to an existing mosquitto instance to review activities?

I modified my /etc/mosquitto/mosquitto.conf to start on a different port and also require username password authentication. I then started my service like so: /usr/local/sbin/mosquitto -c /etc/...
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Why some IoT devices cannot connect to MQTT broker

We have an IoT company and we shipped more than 10.000 products around the world. We have some of our customers (around 5%) that cannot connect their product to MQTT. Our infrastructure is really easy....
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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. ...
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Prevent a remote MQTT client from connecting to a broker

I am a newbie to MQTT, I was wondering how could one prevent a client who is not running in the same processor, where the broker is also running, to connect with the broker. In other way, restricting ...
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MQTT Client Broker communication - can a malicious client masquerade as a legitimate one after being connected with credentials

I would like to ask a question that I have about MQTT client broker communication. Let's say, a client C1 is connected to the broker with user name and password (with no encryption). What happens when ...
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What is the technical difference between MQTT and MQTT over web socket that allows the later to be preferred choice by web browser apps?

I am new to this IoT protocol area. My understanding is that MQTT is a lightweight messaging protocol for IOT devices. MQTT over web socket involves use of HTTP to UPGRADE the connection to use web ...
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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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Connect an esp32 with AWS MQTT with SIM800L

I am are trying to use a sim800L module to connect an esp32 running Arduino to AWS MQTT. I need to connect and publish and subscribe to topics. I am doing this successfully via WiFi. Not via the ...
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Receiving MQTT publishes as files with paho

So far, I've been able to use a python script with the paho library to subscribe to a topic, and to write a single incoming message into a file. In this way, I've been able to send text files and ...
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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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Paho-mqtt max clients

I have a question regarding mqtt-paho and the possibility to create 10K clients using multiprocessing based process. This is my code for now (I am using multi-processing based process to create ...
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MQTT brokers that provide User Interface and REST APIs for User/Topic configuration and management

Mosquitto MQTT Some known facts whilst working with mosquitto: mosquitto is a Command-Line Interface based broker. Broker configuration is possible using mosquitto.conf file User Management is ...
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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 connect the bridge node of painlessmesh to AWS IoT Core to publish message via MQTT?

Background: I am trying to work with two ESP8266 nodes using the painless mesh. Until now the painless mesh worked fine. At next level i made one of the node as bridge or root node. My intention here ...
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How do most IoT devices receive updates from SQL databases

With many IoT devices connecting to the internet to store information on large databases, I was wondering how they received data from those databases. For example, if I have a smart thermostat that I ...
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How to reconnect to MQTT server after CONNECTIONLOST?

I'm using a Raspberry Pi 3B+ with SIM7600X 4G HAT for communication with Python. I want to connect to MQTT server to receive messages via writing MQTT commands directly to the serial port of the ...
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How to send GPS coordinates to a SQL database from my GPS+GSM device?

I'm getting ready to start building a simple wireless GPS device. This device will use an arduino, and a cellular GSM module paired with a GPS device (an example is the SIM5320a aka the FONA 3G from ...
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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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Python Paho MQTT doesn't work via LTE

I'm using Raspberry Pi 3 B+ with a SIM7600X 4G HAT for SMS and mobile internet connection. I want to use Paho MQTT library (it works fine), but it only works via Ethernet or Wifi. How can I use the ...
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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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Do PSM drop TCP/IP session(MQTT) when going sleep?

Any idea if PSM should drop the PDP context and the TCP/IP session information when going sleep? My understanding is PSM should retain all these info, so when wake up, it can seamless connect back to ...

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