Project Concept

This project will introduce how the AWS IoT platform can be integrated with the ThingWorx platform.

Following the steps in this guide, you will create use JavaScript to connect ThingWorx to the AWS platform, use the Browse Remote Services utility, and walk through measure to keep this connection secure.

We will teach you how to connect your AWS IoT platform with ThingWorx. Such an environments creates a boundless range of capabilities. By combining these two platforms, you extend visibility to the AWS Edge and protect your assets with the best secure solution available.

Project Info

Type How To
Level Beginner
Est. Time 30 Minutes
Published October 17, 2018
Author Al Smith

You'll learn how to

    • Utilizes ThingWorx Javascript SDK for AWS
    • Discover edge capabilities via Browse Remote Services
    • Create and Manage EdgeThings
    • Custom Certificate Authority support
    • Keep your private keys out of the AWS Cloud
    • Generate Just in time Certificates at manufacture time
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Things used in this project

Environment:

This guide requires a connection to the ThingWorx Foundation.

It assumes that you are utilizing the 30-day hosted Foundation server or the 120-day downloaded trial.

In order to complete this exercise, you need the following:

  • An Amazon Web services account with permissions to run an Amazon CloudFormation script.

Software components:
Previous knowledge:

INTEGRATE THINGWORX AND AWS IOT

Outline
  • Step 1: Architecture
  • Step 2: Setup ThingWorx AWS IoT Connection Server
  • Step 3: Check Connection Server in ThingWorx Core
  • Step 4: Check Connection Server in AWS IoT
  • Step 5: Delete Stack
  • Step 6: Next Steps