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Manage Device Services Using the Edge Xpert Manager

The Device Services pane displays all device services that are currently deployed in Edge Xpert. To display the Device Services pane, select DEVICES from the main menu and select Device Services tab.

For example, with the Virtual Device Service running, you can view the simulated device services as illustrated below:

Devices

The following device service properties are displayed:

  • Name. The name of the device service
  • Base Address.
  • Admin State. The current administrative state. This indicates whether the device service is locked (closed padlock) or unlocked (open padlock). If the device service is locked, it does not respond to Command requests or send data
  • Last Modified. The date and time at which the device service was uploaded

Management of Device Services is limited to locking or unlocking.

Note

Device Services are automatically created upon deployment of their containers.

You can search for specific device services using the Search text box, a device service is listed in the search results when a match is found in one of its fields.

Lock or Unlock a Device Service in the Edge Xpert Manager

Locking a device service prevents it from responding to Command requests or sending data. By default, device services are unlocked.

You can lock or unlock a device service from the Device Services pane of the Edge Xpert Manager.

Locking a Device Service

To lock a specific device service, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Unlock icon under the Admin State column for the device service. The Change Admin Status dialog box displays

  2. Select Lock. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without locking the device service

    After selecting the Lock button, the Unlock icon is replaced with Lock - indicating that the device service is now locked

Unlocking a Device Service

To unlock a device service, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Lock icon from the Admin State column for the device service. The Change Admin Status dialog box displays

  2. Select Unlock. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without unlocking the device

    After selecting the Unlock button, the Lock icon is replaced with Unlock - indicating that the device service is now unlocked

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