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Connecting Devices to Fogwing IoT Securely
Connecting Devices to Fogwing IoT Securely
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Written by Harry
Updated over a week ago

Fogwing IIoT Platform provides various interfaces for any IoT devices to connect to the platform via IoThub. IoThub is the centralized cloud gateway for all devices to connect to send the data for storage and processing. IoThub supports MQTT, MQTTS, API interfaces for devices to connect and communicate.

IoThub secure channel is a TLS enabled with CA signed server side certification. Most of the IoT devices and custom programs support to connect to CA signed TLS channel without any additional requirements. However, If you want to connect your devices to Fogwing IoThub through secure channel (MQTTS or APIs), but your device or program required client side certificate then you can follow the below steps. is the default domain for the Fogwing IoThub cloud gateway. so you may need to create create a client-side certificate for this domain.

Here are the steps you can follow to generate client-side certificate file by yourself.

Step1: Go to the Fogwing portal in Google Chrome.

Step 2: Click on the lock icon in Address bar.

Step 3: From the drop-down menu, select the option Connection is secure.

Step 4: Then click on Certificate is valid.

Step 5: Next, click on Details.

Step 6: Click on * and then export and save the certificate in your desired folder.

Step 7: save the certificate in local path.

Step 8: Open the downloaded certificate and click on Install Certificate.

Step 9: Now a Certificate Import Wizard will open. Choose where you want to install the certificate and click on Next.

Step 10: Continue with the default option by clicking on Next unless you want to specify the certificate store.

Step 11: Finally, click on Finish.

NOTE: If the import was successful, you will see the below message prompt on your system.

Now you can use the above certificate file to get your device connected to Fogwing IoThub securely.

Still if you need any other help to get your device connected to Fogwing IIoT Platform, you may reach out to support team at [email protected]

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