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Adding New Device to Torizon OTA

 

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Overview

Torizon OTA is a convenient and secure mechanism that enables remote over-the-air updates for either a single unit or a fleet of devices. For using Torizon OTA, a developer, or fleet administrator, should first register the device on the Torizon OTA app.

In this section, you will:

  • Create an account on Torizon OTA
  • Register a single device
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Prerequisites

For this Quickstart Guide:

  • Development computer with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS.
    • Commands and instructions may vary slightly on other Ubuntu releases and Linux distributions.
  • Successfully completed the previous lessons from this guide.

* This is a requisite for the entire Quickstart, but our Torizon OTA app will run on any browser, on any Linux, Windows or MacOS.

For this lesson:

  • Access to the board terminal. It is described in the previous lesson on this Quickstart Guide named Linux Terminal and Basic Usage.

Step 1

Go to the Torizon OTA app website and log in. Register a new account for free if you don't have one.


  • Torizon OTA login page

    Torizon OTA login page

Step 2

In the "Recent Devices" column, click on "Provision Device".


  • Add new device

    Add new device

Step 3

Copy the command showed on the screen.


  • Command to provision a new device

    Command to provision a new device

Step 4

Paste it on your SoM's terminal and execute it. You will be prompted with the user password.


  • Device Terminal

    Device Terminal

After the process is finished, the expected output is similar to this:

== Success!
Device has been registered with the system and credentials are in place!

{
  "registeredName": "Joyous-Schupfnudel",
  "deviceID": "apalis-imx8-06438725-0d5b",
  "deviceUuid": "0d5bcbdc-c68f-44a7-ac97-b35cb6b4ddb7",
  "createdAt": "2021-01-13 16:14:46.133593937 +0000 UTC m=+503154.001781104"
}

Note: if you don't remember how to connect to the board's terminal, go back a few lessons on this Quickstart Guide until you reach the lesson Linux Terminal and Basic Usage.

Step 5

Your device will appear on the Torizon OTA dashboard. If it does not show up automatically, refresh (F5) the Device's view.


  • Device successfully added

    Device successfully added

FAQ

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