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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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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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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 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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Should I use special characters in MQTT topics?

I have used MQTT to connect all my ESP8266 units but I have a general question regarding topics. According to www.hivemq.com: "Leading forward slash" / should be avoided. Spaces should be avoided. ...
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Connect CNC machine to AWS IoT

I want to connect my CNC machine with AWS IoT within a system that contains a robotic arm and sensor. The CNC machine is connected to a laptop and runs with Python code. I want to use MQTT to make the ...
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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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When and why to use MQTT protocol?

I am developing a device which measures temperature, humidity and mass. Currently it uses HTTPS to upload data to a remote server. Now I know that there is a protocol called MQTT which is claimed to ...
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What is the difference between MQTT and Web Sockets, and when should I use them?

What are the major differences between MQTT and Web Sockets? When using IoT for home automation - control and monitoring access over different devices, which one of them should be used when Rest API ...
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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 ...
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Is MQTT protocol appropriate for transmitting sensor readings over BLE?

Assume that there are numerous weak sensors (e.g., Arduino level devices) which rely on BLE as means of communication and that these devices are connected to a more powerful gateway (e.g., Raspberry ...
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Is MQTT scalable with 1000+ clients?

Scenario IoT device (currently IPv4 device) that sends via TCP socket a payload to a server once per day. The server has a public IP address, the device is behind a router/NAT. I'm going to use a ...
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How can I interface a LoraWan network with MQTT?

I have been working on a project which involves creating a LoraWan network using: Dragino lg01 as a Gateway. An Arduino Uno and a Dragino Lora shield with a simple LM35 Temperature sensor As for the ...
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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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How to use MQTT on Arduino which uses serial com to send AT commands to ESP8266

I just started looking into MQTT protocol. Situation In my college project, currently, I use Arduino as main MCU and do every work in that and use Serial Comm. to send AT commands to esp8266 (for ...
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Would RPI 3 serve as IoT server with MQTT?

I answered to the below linked question and started to think, what are the hardware specs for running an IoT stack of for example MQTT over LoraWan? Would Raspberry PI 3 survive or not? I do not care ...
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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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Are there MQTT brokers that persist QoS 1/2 messages to disk?

As of now the EMQ (Erlang MQTT Broker) does not seem to persist QoS 1/2 messages to disk: How does EMQ persist QoS 1/2 messages? So in case of an unexpected server reboot, memory limits, or other ...
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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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How does EMQ persist QoS 1/2 messages?

The EMQ (Erlang MQTT Broker) is a "distributed, massively scalable, highly extensible MQTT message broker" with a reported "1.3 million concurrent MQTT connections" - so it potentially allows a large ...
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MQTT always connected and 4G data load

I'm working on an IoT project that involves thousands of MQTT clients that are connected to a broker (mosquitto) via 4G/WiFi router/modem. Less than 10 clients are connected to the same router, and ...
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Should I use the MQTT protocol?

I am planning to start to implement the below IoT use case. Use case The IoT devices will send 100k messages/minute to the gateway via repeaters and the gateway will transfer the messages to the ...
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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 will be the result of the following connection scenario in an MQTT network?

In MQTT it is the client who initiates the connection with a CONNECT message. The first field of the packet is the clientId: The client identifier (short ClientId) is an identifier of each MQTT ...
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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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The MQTT Paho Python code doesn't work properly

This question is related to this one, I created the code below: import paho.mqtt.client as mqtt import time import serial # Open grbl serial port s = serial.Serial('COM3',9600) # Wake up grbl s....
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Program with MQTT hanging after starting, LDR processing is not working with no MQTT messages

I am trying to connect the LDR sensor to IoT by using GPIO pins (pin 4) of Raspberry Pi kit and publish MQTT messages. I am using a laser as a transmitter and the LDR sensor as a receiver, the output ...