An existing connection is saved as a Thing that enables a connection to have more functionalities that are normally associated to a Thing.
Advantages of creating a thing from a connection
To create a thing from a connection, do the following:
- In the Viewing a Connection, click Actions menu
- Click Create thing
Create thing screen appears.
Enter or select the following details:
Item Field Description a. Thing def. Click the Thing def drop-down and select a Thing definitions. b. Thing key select Click the Thing key select drop-down and select the identifier to be used as a Thing key or select custom to define the thing key. c. Name Enter the name of the thing. d. Billing plan code Click on the Billing plan code drop-down and select the Billing plan code. e. VAS package code. Click on the VAS package code drop-down and select the VAS package code.
- Click Create.