mqtt.receive event

The mqtt.receive event listens on the specified topic and is executed when a message is published to the specified topic.


Do not use reserved topics - api and apiz. For more information on reserved topics, see MQTT Interface


Name Type Required Description
Topic String  Yes The topic must match the standard MQTT topic format, wildcard + and # fields are permitted.

Event variables

Name Type Description
$(event.topic) String The topic that was published to.
$(event.from) String The identifier representing the email address or thing key associated with the connection that sent the message.
$(event.ts) Timestamp The timestamp that initiated this trigger.
$(event.payload) Binary The payload sent in the publish. If the payload can be converted to a string (from binary or hexadecimal representation), the payload will be converted to a string.