Please note: The node-RED Machine API node will be released with OS40 on 3/26. Please reach out to email@example.com with any questions.
In this article you will...
Learn how to enable Node-RED for your Edge MC
Before setting up Node-RED with your Edge MC, make sure you've registered your device to your instance. For instructions on registering your Edge MC, check out this article.
You will also need to configure the Machine Attribute API on your instance per this article.
Enabling Node-RED on your Edge MC
Note: If you're running an older Edge MC software, you may need to perform a Factory Reset before continuing. Click here to learn how to reset your device.
To enable Node-RED for your device, you must go to your Edge MC portal, which can be found at your device's IP address.
Click on your the tab Shop Floor > Gateways
Find your Edge MC device, and access it's portal navigating to it's IP address
3. Login to your Edge MC portal
4. Enable Node-RED
4. Click Node-RED Editor
5. Enter the following credentials in the Node-RED login screen:
Password: Your Edge MC password
You've officially connected your Edge MC to Node-RED!
Authenticating your Tulip Machine API Node
1. Drag and drop a Tulip Machine API Node into the editor
2. Double click on the node to open it's settings panel:
You will need to add your Tulip API authentication, and your Device info.
Tulip API Authentication
Factory URL: Your instance's URL (E.g. acme.tulip.co)
API Key: The API Key from the Machine API that you set up
API Secret: The API Secret from the Machine API that you set up
Device Info: Copy and paste the Device Info from your Machine:
Your tulip-machine-api node is now authenticated!