How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS

In this tutorial, you will learn how to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS.

Install AWS Greengrass

Go to the QTS App Center, find “AWS Greengrass”, and click “install”.

Configuring AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT cloud

Upload Greengrass Core CA, Cert and Key to AWS Greengrass Core application

  1. Open AWS Greengrass on your QNAP NAS.
  2. In “Greengrass settings file“, choose “xxxxxx-setup.tar.gz” and click “Upload”.
  3. In “AWS IoT root CA” choose ““, and click “Upload”.
  4. Click “Start”.
  5. Go to “Status”. The status should display “Greengrass successfully started”.

Test function 1. Create two Devices (one is a Publisher and the other one is a Subscriber)

  • Follow the steps of  “Module 4: Interacting with Devices in an AWS Greengrass Group”, on the following page:* If the following message is displayed, the sample code is trying to connect through all the configured IP addresses on Greengrass Core

    * If the following message is displayed, you may have entered the wrong command or certificate

Test function 2. AWS Lambda running on Greengrass Core


To learn more about AWS Greengrass, refer to the following page:

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One thought on “How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS

  1. Charles Hendricks

    This is Amazing information. I’m going to apply information to set ioT envuronment on my Qnap.

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