Event rule use case: 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.


1. Create a Template Command.

2. Follow the Event Rule step by step guide until step 5 (you need to define in step 4. Expressions which is the condition that will trigger your alert. This is not covered in this guide). 

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


Other device: sends the command to the specified device

Back to device: 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.


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