Device Profile Abilities

The following table provides an up to date list of the abilities attached to a device profile (device type) and a description of their function. The abilities can be found and configured within the EdgeIQ web application by navigating to DeviceOps > Device Types > Your Device > Abilities.

Ability

Description

ability_sms_at_command_status_request

Send AT commands to cellular device

ability_notification

Notification policy actions are supported for the device

ability_enable_data_restriction

If implemented for the platform, device has the ability to turn off data over cell network

ability_disable_data_restriction

If implemented for the platform, device has the ability to turn on data over cell network

ability_send_config

Device can accept an Update Config command. This triggers the device to download it's configuration from the EdgeIQ servers.

ability_deploy_deployment

Reserved for future capabilities

ability_request_deployment_status

Reserved for future capabilities

ability_data_restore

Reserved for future capabilities

ability_update_edge

Device can update the local Edge service.

ability_update_firmware

Device can perform a firmware update.

ability_restore_backup

Device can restore a firmware backup.

ability_backup

Device can backup firmware

ability_log_level

Logging level can be set for device

ability_log_config

Ability to log the configuration, for further review in logs

ability_log_upload

Logs can be retrieved from the device.

ability_reboot

Device can be rebooted.

ability_reset

Device can accept Factory Reset command.

ability_data_reset

Clear local edge database

ability_heartbeat

Device can accept Heartbeat command.

ability_status

Device can accept Status command.

ability_software_update

Device can accept Software commands.

ability_provision_marmon_button

Unused. Deprecated.

ability_greengrass_initialize

Device can initialize AWS Greengrass

ability_greengrass_restart

Device can restart the Greengrass service

ability_greengrass_redeploy

Device can redeploy AWS Greengrass

ability_amag_add_modify_card_holder

Unused. Deprecated.

ability_amag_delete_card_holder

Unused. Deprecated.

ability_activate_cloud_native_device

If device has a supporting integration, device can be activated through cloud integration

ability_deactivate_cloud_native_device

If device has a supporting integration, device can be deactivated through cloud integration

ability_lwm2m_request

Device supports LwM2M requests

ability_log

Unused. Deprecated.

ability_sms

SMS Policy actions are supported for the device.

ability_email

Email Policy actions are supported for the device.

ability_relay

Device has ability to relay reports to EdgeIQ service for debugging and insight

ability_http_request

Device has ability to make HTTP requests

ability_mqtt

Device has ability to connect via MQTT

ability_aws_iot

AWS IoT Core Integration is supported for the device.

ability_bluemix_iot

IBM Cloud (Bluemix) IoT Integration is supported for the device.

ability_azure_iot

Azure IoT Integration is supported for the device

ability_tcp

TCP/UDP client and server Ingestors are supported for the device

ability_prtg

Unused. Deprecated.

ability_tcp_modbus

TCP-MODBUS ingestor supported for device

ability_opcua

OPC-UA ingetor is supported for the device

ability_bacnet

BACnet ingestor supported for device


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