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Manage Advantech 4G routers with Node-Red and Airtable

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Manage Advantech 4G routers with Node-Red and Airtable

In this article I will show how to use Automatic Update feature in the Firmware to manage Advantech 4G/5G routers. This setup can be used for small and large deployments as it's scalable to 1000s of units. Automatic Update with unique IDs Let's have a quick look at Automatic Update and how it works. In principal it is very simple and is well documented in Configuration Manual. The router can use these servers to host configurations and firmware: HTTP HTTPS FTP FTPS Second option to choose from is specify generic vs unique configuration name. First such option is generic configuration...

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Motor Grader utilisation solution

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Motor Grader utilisation solution

Dureco with cooperation with Westrac (Caterpillar dealer) to provide insight into Motor Grader utilization and blade operation. Some of information available are Date, Time, Location, Grading, Grading in reverse, Abuse level, Engine run, Blade load factor, Reverse engaged. Communication with API and file export.

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4G Router metrics and alarms in Slack channel

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4G Router metrics and alarms in Slack channel

How to troubleshoot 4G router connectivity problems and not to deploy full monitoring suite? Similar questions or simple. My 4G router (Advantech) behaves strange, how to find out, what is going on? Not want to use or go via the hassle of setting up SNMP monitoring or similar. What about getting notification into a Slack channel, when some router metrics changes. This can provide quick and easy insight into what is actually happening and we can use software tools, which are ready available. We will end up with something like this in your Slack channel: Let’s start with Slack. Follow...

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