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Understand Azure IoT Hub Device Twins with Mender

24th Feb 2022

Mender users may often deal with device inventory information such as CPU model, IP address, and software versions pertaining to each device. Mender users may also be using Azure IoT Hub for device fleet application telemetry which can contain a set of additional device information. These two services, Mender and Azure IoT Hub, initially may exist in silos which could mean managing and dealing wit...

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Azure IoT Device Provisioning Service - An Introduction

16th Feb 2022

Mender offers an integration with Azure IoT Hub. The integration allows to automate the inclusion of new devices into your Azure IoT Hub account having a simpler provisioning workflow by adding them into Mender. The devices added to Mender automatically provisioned and authenticated with Azure IoT Hub. Click here to learn more about the workflow or go to our Documentation to see how to quick...

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Mender OTA updates and an automated CI/CD pipeline at Gunnebo Safe Storage

20th Jan 2022

Mender is about to announce an updated integration with Azure IoT Hub. But our OTA updates solution has also been integrated with Microsoft's Azure DevOps toolsets by some software and embedded development teams. Progressive DevOps teams such as the team at Gunnebo Safe Storage are using end to end integration between development pipelines and OTA image updates so that they can use automation...

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How To Create a Device in Azure IoT Hub

11th Jan 2022

A device must be created or registered in Azure IoT Hub in order for it to be added as an IoT Edge device to IoT Hub. This allows the device to run IoT edge modules and to send and receive telemetry data, and receive c2d messages from the IoT cloud.

In one approach, IoT Edge devices (sensors) and gateway devices can be added to an IoT Hub from the Azure Portal. In the next step, a descriptive...

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Azure IoT and Raspberry Pi - How to Get Started

23rd Dec 2021

Raspberry Pi-based compute modules are often used as edge devices to send signal and other sensor-derived data (temperature and humidity data) to the cloud using Azure IoT Edge and IoT Hub. Azure CLI and Azure Portal to deploy the Azure IoT Edge are the paths used for this use case.

The basics of how to connect a Raspberry Pi device to IoT Hub are described in the cited Microsoft Documentation...

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