Azure IoT Edge

Azure IoT Edge moves analytics and logic out of the cloud and onto your on-premises devices. Using a cloud interface, you can deploy either Azure service logic or your own code to devices without having to physically access them. And offline capabilities mean that you can extract business insights anywhere, without worrying about maintaining constant communication with a cloud service.

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  1. Make IoT-Edge (V2+) usable (again) in products which require both OnPrem and OnDemand deploy

    In many industries (e.g. medical, energy, aeronautics) companies must produce products that can also be installed in environments where no internet connectivity is available/permitted. These same products however, are also often installed in places where they can leverage cloud (OnDemand) capabilities. If IoT-Edge ist to be applicable for such products, it must (by design) provide for:
    1. Installation from download or USB-stick including configuration via config file or local API (as did Edge V1)
    2. Provide and abstraction layer to the external communication (as was done via Edge V1 Modules) enabling a configurable routing to use OnPremises endpoits (REST) or…

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      1 comment  ·  Installing IoT Edge runtime  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
    • Container Encryption

      Provide container encryption technologies (e.g. Vormetric from Thales) to Azure IoT Edge to make sure that partners protect their IP

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        under review  ·  0 comments  ·  Developing custom modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
      • Azure blob file upload

        We are planning to upgrade an existing production application from V1 to V2. In addition to streaming data (as messages to Azure IotHub), we also upload hourly aggregated data to Azure blob store. Can you share approximate time-lines when V2 can have support for Azure blob upload?

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        • Code sample for identity translation pattern.

          If the development team is busy, some guidance on how does the module(who understand native protocols and gives device identity) receive the connection string will be helpful. Hard coding connection strings is not is not an option.

          4 votes
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            1 comment  ·  Developing custom modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
          • Module for receiving data from BACnet systems

            Alike a Modbus module, it would be useful if a BACnet module is made available to support BACnet systems.

            4 votes
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              under review  ·  2 comments  ·  Deploying modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
            • BLE Sample

              Will a BLE sample be available?

              As I understand, it will require the module container to run in privileged mode to gain access to hardware devices... Is this supported?

              8 votes
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                planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Developing custom modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
              • Run Multiple Instances of Edge Runtime on Single Machine

                Our customer has a requirement to run multiple instances of the runtime on a single machine to isolate multiple process workflow and edge lifecycle on a single piece of hardware.

                I have confirmed that this is not supported, due to the following issues:
                1. iotedgectl setup will copy the –config-file to /ProgramData/azure-iot-edge overwriting the last setup call.
                2. iotedgectl start will create a new docker network that is bound to the config file in ProgramData.

                There is currently no workaround for RPI profile devices, but for devices that can support VMs – the runtime can be installed on a VM.

                5 votes
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                  1 comment  ·  Installing IoT Edge runtime  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                • Code sample to apply a deployment manifest

                  Please provide rest or service sdk code sample to apply a deployment manifest. Currently we need to do this manually.

                  2 votes
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                    planned  ·  2 comments  ·  Deploying modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                  • IoT Hub Device Provisioning Service and IoT-Edge preview compatibility

                    Can we use device provisioning service(preview) along with IoT Edge(preview)?

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                      planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Deploying Azure services  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                    • Example of C based module for Transparent gateway

                      Can you please add code sample for transparent gateway use case? We use the v1 modules implementation for communication with other
                      network protocol based on this example: https://github.com/Azure/iot-edge/blob/master/v1/samples/ble_gateway/iot-hub-iot-edge-physical-device.md. We would like to move the solution to v2. Modbus module is not very useful for our solution. Thank you.

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                        1 comment  ·  Developing custom modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                      • Edit module twin in a programmable way

                        All tutorials and examples always edits module twin manually by user copy pasting JSON. Please specify sample source or tutorial for editing module twins programmatiically ( nodeJS/C#)? Expecting anything similar to https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-hub/iot-hub-node-node-twin-getstarted

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                        • Example/Tutorial for transparent gateways

                          It appears all current examples(C/C#) only covers cases for opaque gateways. Is it possible provide an example or tutorial for the trasparent gateway case? In case of transparent gateways, two queries below
                          1. What should be provided as connection string for command: iotedgectl setup --connection-string "XX"?
                          2. For modules, lib user is expected to give connection string of downstream devices. How is this provided?

                          10 votes
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                            4 comments  ·  Developing custom modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                          • Example for deploying a C based module

                            The tutorial page(https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/azure/iot-edge/) provides only a C# based docker module example. Can you please provide a C/C++ based docker module example to be pushed on to gateway?

                            5 votes
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                              planned  ·  7 comments  ·  Deploying modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                            • Need a way to see a message as it is routed through the Edge

                              An IoT Edge message correlation id should be provided so that specific message workflows can be diagnosed via module logging.

                              7 votes
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                                planned  ·  1 comment  ·  Deploying modules  ·  Flag idea as inappropriate…  ·  Admin →
                              • Python SDK for Azure IoT Edge

                                It'd be great to have a Python SDK for Azure IoT Edge

                                20 votes
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