Data forward

The DataForward plugin can be used to forward the unmodified data sent from a device to one or many other servers. For example a GpsGate Server setup for testing that needs some real world data. Or some other tracking system.

In this way you can use one GpsGate Server as a data switch. Selected sets of device data is forwarded to selected servers.


1. Login to SiteAdmin
2. Go to Plugins > Get More Plugins.
5. Install DataForward

Setup server addresses

1. Login to SiteAdmin
2. Go to Service (top menu)
3. Go to Data Forward (left menu)

4. Click on Add Server
5. Enter a name, the IP to forward data to and port number.
6. Save.

You can add any number of servers. In the next step it is explained how you direct which devices to which servers.

Activate in applications

1. Login to SiteAdmin
2. Go to Applications
3. Click on the application you want to add Data Forward to.
4. Select _DataForward under Privileges and Features
5. Select the Servers you want enabled for this application under _DataForward
6. Scroll down and press Save.

7. Login to application.
8. Select Admin > Roles menu.
9. Click on Create Copy next to _Unit
10. Enter a name e.g. "Data Forward to MyServer". Click Next
11. Select the users you want data forwarded for (we recommend testing with one first). Click Next.
12. Select _DataForward and the server you want to enable.
13. Save.

Now data from devices in this Role will be forwarded to your external server. Data is forwarded in unmodified form.


Login to SiteAdmin > System ToolsProfiler

Under the category DataForward you can find statistics on data forwarded to each server.