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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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SIM5320 MQTT TCP connection closing unexpectedly after time

I have been working on an MQTT protocol using the SIM5320. I am familiar with the AT command documentation, and have a working implementation with an Arduino. Firstly, I open a network socket with AT+...
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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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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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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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Does CoAP have a lower footprint than MQTT?

I recently read a Quora question about whether CoAP or MQTT is more lightweight, but the answers don't seem particularly satisfying and all contradict each other: the top answer says MQTT takes fewer ...
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SSL/TLS connection to Mosquitto broker from Android app

I have configured the mosquitto mqtt broker on a raspberry pi via this link SSL/TLS Client Certs to Secure MQTT I have the ca.crt,client.crt and client.key. How do I use them in android? It would be ...
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How to toggle a SonoffS31 flashed with Tasmota via OpenHAB and MQTT?

I have a SonoffS31 flashed with Tasmota. I have set up a Raspberry Pi running OpenHAB and an MQTT broker. In the paper UI of openHAB, I have created a Thing that represents the switch. I have set the ...
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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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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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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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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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What happens when there is not any subscriber to a topic in MQTT?

The situation is the following: There is a client, a publisher, it is not subscribed to any topic. This client has a single topic of its own, and publishes data reguraly to it. But there are not any ...
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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. ...
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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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Controlling ESP8266 via Raspberry Pi through MQTT

I am working on a home automation project. The basic objective of my project is to control relays and other sensors located at different locations. I have set up my Raspberry Pi as an MQTT broker. ...
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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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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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Documentation similar to open API for IoT protocols like MQTT for open data sharing

A lot of documentation exists for RESTful APIs via tools like Swagger. But I am looking for a documentation tool or something in the likes for open data sharing for protocols like MQTT or OPC-UA. A ...
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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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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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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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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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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 (Im using multi-processing based process to create threads):...
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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 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 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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What is wrong with this MQTT-SN bridge?

I am using this MQTT-SN bridge, with no changes except that I rigged it to give a hex dump of the buffer if it does not contain a valid MQTT-SN packet. I am experiencing a strange problem: sometimes ...
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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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+QIURC: “pdpdeact”,1 when trying to open network using AT+QMTOPEN over LTE-M1

I am trying to connect to the mosquito server over Vodafone CAT-M1 network but the call to AT+QMTOPEN always fails with +QIURC: "pdpdeact",1. Below are more details. The device is able to ...
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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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