Create an Event Rule to send Commands to your devices

You can send automatic commands that depend on specific events generated by your devices. This article describes how an Event Rule is capable of sending a command to your device/s.

 

Setup

1. Create a Template Command.

2. Create an Event Rule

3. On step 5. Notifications of the event rule creation, select the Command type and choose the commands notification method.

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Other device: it sends the command to the specified device

Back to device: it sends the command to the same device that generated the alert.

TCP/UDP/HTTP/SMS: the protocol by which you want to send the command

Notify Start/End/both: sends the command when the notification has started/ended/both.

4. Save your event rule.

 

Testing

If you want to verify the results of your commands sent to your devices we recommend using the Command Control panel and the Terminal Window