- Step 1 Create shared attribute on the gateway device
- Step 2 Update provided shared attribute
- Step 3 Logs
- Next steps
“Remote converter update” allows you to remotely update the configuration of a converter by utilizing a shared attribute. This guide will help you to use this feature for updating your converters configuration remotely.
For the purpose of this tutorial, you need:
- Locally installed instance of ThingsBoard platform (In case you are new with ThingsBoard use this ‘how to install’ documentation).
- Installed and configured ThingsBoard IoT Gateway.
Step 1 Create shared attribute on the gateway device
You have to create a shared attribute on the gateway device using the following
<Connector Name>:<Converter Class Name> as a key and write converter configuration as a value.
On the screenshot above we created shared attribute for remote updating MQTT default JSON converter configuration.
Step 2 Update provided shared attribute
For getting new converter configuration update, you have to provide shared attribute with new configuration. For example:
Step 3 Logs
If the above steps were well done, you will see the following gateway logs:
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