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Hands-On MQTT Programming with Python by Gaston C. Hillar

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Unsubscribing from topics with a GUI tool

Whenever we don't want a subscriber to receive more messages whose destination topic name matches one or more topic filters, the subscriber can send a request to unsubscribe to a list of topic filters to the MQTT server. Obviously, unsubscribing from topic filters is the opposite of subscribing to topic filters. We will use the MQTT.fx GUI utility to unsubscribe the MQTT client from the sensors/octocopter01/altitude topic. Follow these steps:

  1. Go to the MQTT.fx window in which you established a connection and subscribed to a topic.
  2. Click Subscribe.
  1. Click on the panel that displays the sensors/octocopter01/altitude topic name on the left-hand side of the window. Then, click on the Unsubscribe button ...

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