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A Cloud interface connects Arundo Edge to a cloud environment. Once you establish a Cloud interface, you can stream data to the cloud and build dashboards to display the data.

You can connect Arundo Edge the following cloud environments:

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Google Cloud Platform (GCP)
  • Microsoft Azure

You can also set up a Cloud interface to stream data to an MQTT broker. You can then transfer data from the MQTT broker to apps and cloud environments as desired.


Adding a Cloud Interface

Complete the following to connect Arundo Edge to your cloud or an MQTT broker.

Here's how to set up a connection to Amazon Web Services (AWS).

Prerequisite

You need an AWS subscription to use this option.

  1. Access AWS.
  2. Open the IoT hub to use for the edge device.
  3. Add the edge device and note the following:

    • Device Id
      • Host URL
  4. Download the private key and SSL certificate for your AWS cloud.

  5. Access Arundo Edge.
  6. Select Interfaces | Add new.
  7. Select Cloud.
  8. Complete the following:

    1. In Device ID, enter Device Id for the edge device.
      1. In Output Type, select "Amazon Web Services".
      2. In Host, enter the URL of your IoT hub.
      3. In Topic, enter the topic name to use for tags streamed from Arundo Edge to your AWS cloud.
      4. In Certificate, click Replace Certificate and select your SSL certificate.
      5. In Private Key, click Replace Certificate and select your private key file.
      6. In Certificate Authority (CA), click Replace Certificate and select the CA bundle file for your SSL certificate.
  9. Click Add interface.

  10. Open the Dashboard and verify the interface is enabled.

Here's how to set up a connection to Microsoft Azure.

Prerequisite

You need a Microsoft Azure subscription to use this option.

  1. Access Microsoft Azure.
  2. Open the IoT hub to use for the edge device.
  3. Add the edge device and note the following:

    • Device ID
      • Primary Key
  4. Access Arundo Edge.

  5. Select Interfaces | Add new.
  6. Select Cloud.
  7. Complete the following:

    1. In Device ID, enter Device Id for the edge device.
      1. In Output Type, select "Azure IoT".
      2. In Host Name, enter the name of your IoT hub.
      3. In Shared Access Key, enter the Primary Key for the edge device.
  8. Click Add interface.

  9. Open the Dashboard and verify the interface is enabled.

Here's how to set up a connection to the Google Cloud Platform (GCP).

Prerequisite

You need a GCP subscription to use this option.

  1. Access GCP.
  2. Open the IoT hub to use for the edge device.
  3. Add the edge device and note the following:

    • Device ID
      • Project ID
      • Region ID
      • Registry ID
  4. Generate and download the private key for your GCP cloud.

  5. Access Arundo Edge.
  6. Select Interfaces | Add new.
  7. Select Cloud.
  8. Complete the following:

    1. In Device ID, enter Device Id for the edge device.
      1. In Output Type, select "Google Cloud Platform".
      2. In Project ID, enter the project ID for your GCP cloud.
      3. In Region ID, enter the region ID for your GCP cloud.
      4. In Registry ID, enter the registry ID for your GCP cloud.
      5. In Private Key, click Replace Certificate and select your private key file.
      6. In Topic, enter the topic name to use for tags streamed from Arundo Edge to your GCP cloud.
  9. Click Add interface.

  10. Open the Dashboard and verify the interface is enabled.

Here's how to set up a connection to an MQTT broker. You can then transfer data from the MQTT broker to apps and cloud environments as desired.

  1. Access Arundo Edge.
  2. Select Interfaces | Add new.
  3. Select Cloud.
  4. Complete the following:

    1. In Device ID, enter the Device Id for the edge device.
      1. In Output Type, select "MQTT Client".
      2. In Host, enter the connection address for the MQTT broker.
      3. In Port, enter the port used for connections to the MQTT broker.
      4. In Topic, enter the topic name to use for tags streamed from Arundo Edge to the MQTT broker.
      5. Click Advanced Parameters.
      6. Select Separate Topics.
      7. Enter details in the remaining fields as necessary.
  5. Click Save.


Deleting a Cloud Interface

Complete the following to delete an interface and stop data streaming to the cloud.

  1. On the sidebar, select Interfaces and select the interface.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Click Yes.

Last update: June 15, 2020