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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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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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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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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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Questions about MQTT max message size

I am using MQTT Paho, and I have 2 questions about it: How many words can I send as a payload message? For example, can I send all lines below as one payload? O1000 T1 M6 (Linear / Feed - Absolute) ...
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Connect Webpage to AWS IoT to Publish Messages

I want to create an IoT system. My system contains a robotic arm, a CNC machine and a web page. I want to use MQTT in which I can publish from my web page to robotic arm to pick up the object and put ...
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MQTT vs HTTP Connection - Server to Client

I need to understand the difference between HTTP and MQTT connection. I want to send data from a Server to a Client without using port forwarding. If I understand, using HTTP is not possible; so ...
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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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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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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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Why one should choose GraphQL instead of MQTT for an IOT project?

Just got assigned to the IoT Project. It is regarding a simple IoT cellular device that pretty much acts as a garage door control. The device can be called using the phone and then opens the gate, ...
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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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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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Difference between edge server and mqtt broker

As I am new to the IoT world, I would like to ask for a clarification. I was reading somewhere about the general idea of having devices communicating with each other or storing information in a ...
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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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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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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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What are the best practises AWS IoT thing registration process?

What are the best practises AWS IoT thing registration process? How can the process of making devices available to the users be streamlined? I need to know how can this be done in a viable way. ...
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Secure External Network Control of a MQTT Server on a Raspberry Pi

I'm trying to build a home automation system using MQTT. I'm using a Raspberry Pi as the broker. Everything works great as far as controlling it when connected to the same network. But I want to have ...
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Not getting LWT MQTT Arduino

I'm trying to test a two combined examples: OTA and MQTT . My goal it to check a LastWill when disconnecting an ESP8266 devic. Surprisingly, a LWT is not sent to designated topic. code has not ...
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MQTT implementation recommendation for an IoT device

I have used HTTP/s based REST API for IoT application and it works well but consumes more data bandwidth and power. Also, the server resources consumed are too high for the long polling-based method. ...
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Looking for MQTT broker and client recommendations

Working to make a network of remote sensors using MQTT I'm looking for an implementation of a broker an a matching client. Requirements broker to be deployed in a cloud server like EC-2 and client ...
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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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Create an IoT App for iPhone [closed]

After a year of testing, my IoT project come to an end. It operates mainly on RPI0 using Python code, and ESP32 using MicroPython code, all connected using MQTT protocol running on RPI3. Now i;m ...
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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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Internet of Things: ThingsBoard.io

I am in a middle of an IOT project. I have to design the dashboard. I am facing difficulties in setting up the dashboard. I am using thingsboard.io I want to know how to send data from thingsboard ...
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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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How many local IoT, MQTT devices on a single WiFi router?

I am working on a dedicated WiFi network of real-time, IoT devices communicating with MQTT. Messages are very short, approximately 100 bytes. There will be at least 85 devices on the network. IoT ...
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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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How to cross compile Paho-MQTT-C library for ARM? [closed]

How to for cross compiling Paho-MQTT C library for ARM platform. Here are the steps I followed. 1) Downloaded library from [https://github.com/eclipse/paho.mqtt.embedded-c][here] 2) after download, ...
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Cloud mqtt broker

I am completely new to the world of IoT and I want some recommendations. I want to build a home automation system that is accessible from anywhere in the world using internet. The ultimate goal is the ...
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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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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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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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ESP8266 and MQTT not working with new router [closed]

Got a new router from the ISP and my ESP8266 NodeMCUs are causing problems, they need very long to connect to WiFi (3-4 mins), which wouldn't be that big of a problem, but they also don't connect to ...
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What are lower latency alternatives to using MQTT brokers with the ESP8266

I'm experimenting with the nodeMCU board attempting to proto type out an IoT project. My first iteration involved using an MQTT broker to send messages between my computer and the board. Due to the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 send data to broker from arduino, sim808 using mqtt protocol

I want to send data from my arduino ATmega2560,sim808 using mqtt protocol. By executing my code, successfully connected to broker but couldn't publish message. #include "Arduino.h" int led = 13; ...
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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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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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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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Question about Eclipse Paho Mqtt Android Client library function “isConnected”?

I'm making an android application to communicate with a bicycle security system using android studio. The application is using the MQTT protocol to talk to a remote server which will act as the broker ...
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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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How to trigger a function in SIM800C Module using an SMS from AWS IOT? [closed]

I am using a SIM800C Module with AWS IoT. I want to be able to trigger some code running on my device by sending an SMS from AWS. I can generate the SMS OK, but I'm stuck with how to get this to ...
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MQTT alternative (which is also compatible with C++) [closed]

I'm quite new to the Internet of Things world and until now I've only heard of MQTT. I want to research some other options apart from MQTT. Until now I've not found much more than Webshpere MQ and ...

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