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Internet of Things with Python by Gastón C. Hillar

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Setting up devices in Intel IoT Analytics

The image that we have been using to boot our Intel Galileo Gen 2 board includes a local agent for Intel IoT Analytics preinstalled. Unless we have made specific changes to the Yocto Linux meta distribution to disable specific components, we will have the agent running as a daemon on the device. The agent includes the iotkit-admin command-line utility that allows us to perform specific interactions with Intel IoT Analytics. We will use this command-line utility to perform the following tasks:

  • Test the proper communication with Intel IoT Analytics
  • Obtain the device id
  • Activate a device
  • Register three time series components for the device.
  • Send test observations

First, we will check whether the iotkit-admin command-line ...

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