mosquitto and Fedora

MQTT is a machine-to-machine connectivity protocol which provides an lightweight publish/subscribe messaging transport. It is useful in various way, e. g. for connections with remote locations or just to collect your data from a microcontroller system. mosquitto is message broker that implements the MQTT protocol. It’s available in the Fedora Package Collection.

Now you are able to run mosquitto. For a test run with modification of the configuration. This means that mosquitto will use port 1883.

Subscribing to a Topic is done with mosquitto_sub.

To publish a message the mosquitto_pub tool can be used in another terminal.

Beside the ping output you will get the message.

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2 Responses to mosquitto and Fedora

  1. Pingback: FSL Test Bench and MQTT | bits and pieces

  2. Alex says:

    Thank you very much for this post! Just it will be great to add info about repository, because in CentOS 5/6 user must install repository of mosquitto.

    Regards!

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