First use of the Cloud Connect

This page has been updated on the 02/12/2010.

How to identify the device(s) on the server?

To identify a C4C on the gateway we use the imei number. For devices with no modem like the SDP4 we use the board id number or a specific number which can be configured with the parameter dataEmitter.deviceId.

  • C4C
    1. Open the console.
    2. Type “modem” to retrieve the imei number.

  • SDP4
    1. Select the Version application.
    2. Browse the list and select Hardware.

How to identify the device(s) on the gateway?

  1. Go to http://sandbox.g8teway.com/apiv2/
  2. Use your login/password/client.
  • Login, password and client are given in the config.txt file

#Port: xxxx
#Binary server: http:/sandbox.g8teway.com
#Username: xxxxx
#Password: xxxxx
#Client: xxxxx

3. On the top frame select Site Index>Search by ModID.

4. Select Toggle, type the ModID/BoardID of your device then press “enter”.

  • Result: ids of these devices are 24 and 25.

How to retrieve tracking history on the gateway?

1. On the top frame select site index then Tracking – History

2. Select Toggle

3. Add id, unitid, time, lat, lng in RET.
4. Add the id of the unit in Unitids.
5. Browse the page then select Filter.

Result

How to retrieve tracking data on the gateway?

1. On the top frame select site index then Tracking – History

2. Select Toggle

3. Add id, unitid, time, lat, lng in RET.
4. Add the id of the unit in Unitids.
5. Browse the page then select Filter.

Result

Once result is displayed you can export the data using the API Output Format in HTML pretty printed or in RAW.

Available output formats:

  • Xml
  • Json
  • Extended json (ext_json)
  • xml (sample)

  • json (sample)

  • ext_json (sample)

How to send a message or task from the gateway?

1. On the top frame select site index then Messaging>Send new message

2. Add the id of your device (sdp4/Dreevo) in Unitid.
3. Add the channel in channelid. (e.g. 11 for text messages or 15 for tasks)
4. Type the message/task in Content.
5. Select Create to send the message/task.

Result

How to check messages on the gateway?

1. On the top frame select site index then Messaging>Messages

2. Select Toggle.

3. Fill the fields RET, Unitids and channelids.
4. Browse the page then select Filter.

Result

WARNING : Current server release can display only 25 results per page. Use the fields Id Min, Id Max or Start to filter your request.