Edge Devices

Main View

The Edge Devices module shows a list of all edge devices that are assigned to the current tenant:

  • Edge device ID
    • The unique device ID in the platform. Usually a combination of tenant shortname and edge device serial number.
  • Operator
    • If the edge device is linked to an asset, the respective operator tenant is displayed.
  • Service Provider
    • if the edge device is linked to a customer machine the respective service provider tenant is displayed.
  • Device Type
  • Serial Number
  • IoT-Hub Status
  • Connected Machine
    • Address of machine connected to the edge device
  • OS Version of the edge device
  • Provisioned for
    • The tenant, the edge device was provisioned for

List of available edge devices.

  • Sort the list by using the buttons in the top row.
  • Search for a certain term within a respective column using the filter button and typing something into the search field.

  • Click into a row to open the detail view with all information about the edge device.

  • Export the machine data to a CSV file by clicking on .
  • Check the entries from the list of columns to be exported to a CSV file. Only the checked columns will be exported.
  • You can export all data from your list of machines by checking All Data or only a filtered selection by checking Filtered Data.
  • Generate the CSV file by clicking on .

A CSV file will be generated and saved to your downloads folder:

  • Customize the displayed columns by clicking on .
  • Check the entries from the list of columns to be displayed in the overview.
  • Align the sequence of the entries by dragging & dropping the entries in your desired order.

The selections will be permanently stored for your user and can be reset to factory setting by clicking .

Edge Device Detail View

Click on a row with an edge device to open the edge device detail view:

File Transfer

Endpoints for distributing files to the edge device via the SSH File Transfer can be entered here:

  • To create an endpoint on the selected edge device, click . Or, to edit an existing endpoint, click to edit the entry.

The dialogue for entering the endpoint name and address opens:

  • Enter a name for the endpoint.
  • Enter an URI for the endpoint. The URI must have a format like in the screenshot above ("smb://<user>:<pw>@<ipaddress>:<port>/<directory>") or an IP address.
    • smb: Type of used protocol (currently only SMB supported)
    • <user>: User name for the filetransfer endpoint.
    • <pw>: Password for the filetransfer endpoint.
    • <ipaddress>: IP address for the filetransfer endpoint.
    • <port>: Port of the filetransfer endpoint.
    • <directory>: Name of the shared directory.
  • Click .

After saving the URI details, the credentials are not visible to the user any more due to security reasons.

Your new File Transfer endpoint was successfully created:

Remote Access

You can add a remote connection to the edge device.

  • Add a new remote tunnel connection by clicking or edit an existing entry via .
  • Choose a tunnel type (SSH, SSC Data Link or VNC) from the Connection Type dropdown list enter a name for the connection under Tunnel Name (optional) and click on .

  • Enter the IP address of your local machine in the field Local IP (optional).
  • Enter the port of your local machine in the field Local Port (optional).
  • Enter the IP address of the target you want to connect to in the field Remote IP.
  • Enter the IP port of the target you want to connect to in the field Remote Port.
  • If you want to use a local proxy, enter the proxy IP address in the field Local Proxy Id in the format

  • Continue by clicking .

A summary of the entered tunnel properties is displayed:

  • If all entries are correct, create the new remote connection via .

Your newly created tunnel connection now appears in the list of tunnel connections: