Cumulocity lets you build your IoT applications quickly. Its open, application centric, and integration solution with various APIs allows you to configure your data points in a flash.
Triggers when a subscriber receives a message from the publisher
o use Cumulocity in your workflow, you will first need to connect it with Built.io Flow.
To do this, drag any Cumulocity action listed under Cumulocity service on the canvas. In case of configuring triggers, double-click on the Start icon, and select Cumulocity service. Then, click on the Add New option listed under the Connect to Cumulocity field in the configuration window. The Add Connection window prompts where you'll be asked to specify the Host, Username, and Password.
Enter the host URL of your Cumulocity account. E.g., https://demo.cumulocity.com.
Note: To connect Cumulocity actions, you need to enter the tenant ID of your Cumulocity account instead of host name. If your host URL is https://demo.cumulocity.com, then demo is your tenant ID.
Enter the username and the password in the Username and Password field by which you had created your account. Once you'd entered the details, click the ADD button.
You can now see the added authorization under the Connect to Cumulocity field. Once added, this connection will be available in all Cumulocity actions and triggers.
Cumulocity is a fully configurable, bundled service that enables faster IoT integration. It configures your devices smartly by mapping the data points and setting them to relevant protocols.
In the case of workflow management, Cumulocity actions and triggers provide a rapid configuration of the devices and offer real-time analytics with notifications.
With the help of the newly introduced Cumulocity actions, you can now configure devices, set alarms, and update the device properties by providing the ID of the device—MAC address, system ID, or IMEI number.
We have illustrated a working example of Cumulocity actions - Add Device Request and Accept Device Request in our How To section. Click here to know more.