Edge Manager

The Edge Manager is a remote management tool in Arundo Fabric.

Warning

You need an Arundo Fabric subscription to use this feature.

The Edge Manager gives you the ability to manage edge devices from the cloud.

Edge Manager


Getting There

Access Arundo Fabric and select Edge on the Navigation bar.


Edge Devices List

The Edge Devices list displays the real-time status of connections to devices running Arundo Edge. Devices display grouped by IoT hub for easy reference.

Edge Devices list

Fields

The following information displays for each edge device:

Field Description
Name Name of the device
Last Activity Time that data last streamed from the device to Arundo Fabric
Connection Status of the connection between the device and Arundo Fabric
Status Indicates whether the connection between the device and Arundo Fabric is enabled/disabled
Actions

The following actions are available for each edge device:

Action Description
Status Toggle the switch to enable/disable the connection between Arundo Fabric and the device
View Key View and copy the access key needed to link the device to Arundo Fabric
Delete Permanently disable the connection to the device

Edge Device Details

The Edge Device Details page displays when you click a device name in the Edge Devices list. Use the Edge Device Details page to view configuration details about an edge device connected to Arundo Fabric.

Edge Device Details page

Click the panels to reveal information about the device.

Edge Device Details panels

Panels

The following panels display information about the edge device:

Panel Displays
Settings Details about the current settings in Arundo Edge
Users Details about the master user for Arundo Edge
Inputs Details about the tags for which Arundo Edge is streaming data to Arundo Fabric
Models Details about the machine learning models deployed to Arundo Edge from Arundo Fabric
System Details about system settings on the edge device
Logger Details about the activity logs stored in Arundo Edge
Device Details about the Cloud interface connecting the edge device to Arundo Fabric
Compute Blocks Details of any compute blocks defined in Arundo Edge
Db Details about the Arundo Edge database

Step-by-Step Guides

The following guides explain how to manage edge devices in Arundo Fabric.

Adding an Edge Device

Complete the following to add an edge device to Arundo Fabric.

Info

Once you add an edge device, you must add a Cloud interface to link the device to Arundo Fabric. Refer to the Cloud article for instructions.

  1. Click + Add.
  2. Enter the name of the device.

    • Use up to 128 characters
    • Use letters, numbers, and/or the following special characters:

      - . + % _ # * ? ! ( ) , = @ $ '

    • Use underscores/dashes for spaces.

    • Click + Add.

Viewing the Access Keys for an Edge Device

Complete the following to view and copy the access key for an edge device.

Info

You need this access key when adding a Cloud interface in Arundo Edge to connect the device to Arundo Fabric.

  1. Locate the device in the Edge Devices list.
  2. Click View Key.
  3. (Optional) Click Copy next to Primary to copy the access key for the device to the clipboard.

Disabling the Connection to an Edge Device

Complete the following to temporarily disable the connection to an edge device.

Danger

This action stops data streaming from an edge device to Arundo Fabric.

  1. Locate the device in the Edge Devices list.
  2. Disable the connection to the device.

    Disabling edge device

Deleting the Connection to an Edge Device

Complete the following permanently disable the connection to an edge device.

Danger

This action stops data streaming from an edge device to Arundo Fabric.

  1. Locate the device in the Edge Devices list.
  2. Click Delete.
  3. Click Delete to confirm.

Generating a Registration Key

Complete the following to generate a registration key for Arundo Fabric.

Tip

You need this registration key if you select the Authenticate Using a Registration Key option during the initial setup of Arundo Edge.

  1. Click Generate access token.
  2. Enter your Arundo Fabric login credentials.
  3. Complete one of the following:
    • Click Generate Token to generate a new registration key.
    • Click Current Token to copy your current registration key.

Viewing Details for an Edge Device

Complete the following to view the configuration of an edge device connected to Arundo Fabric.

  1. Locate the device in the Edge Devices list.
  2. Click the device name.
  3. Click the panels to reveal information about the device.

    Edge Device Details panels

Viewing the Access Key for an IoT Hub

Complete the following view and copy the access key for an IoT hub.

Tip

You need this access key to access information in the IoT hub, such as messages.

  1. Locate the device in the Edge Devices list.
  2. Click View Hub Key.
  3. (Optional) Click Copy Key Name to copy the Key Name or Key Value for the hub.