Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS

Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS

Integrating Home Assistant into your QNAP X86 System NAS Home Assistant is an open-source home automation platform running on Python 3 and Raspberry Pi. It is very easy and beneficial to combine QNAP X86 System NAS and Home Assistant. Notes : This tutorial only support on X86 system NAS, If you want to use it on ARM system, You should build docker image yourself, or search Home Assistant for ARM version on docker hub. Home Assistant can be easily installed on QNAP X86 System NAS by using Container Station app. For…

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How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?

How to setup AWS Greengrass on QNAP NAS?

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 QTS App Center, find “AWS Greengrass” and click “install”   Configuring AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT cloud To configure AWS Greengrass on AWS IoT,  refer to : https://docs.aws.amazon.com/greengrass/latest/developerguide/gg-config.html    (* You do not need…

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QNAP Unveils QBoat Sunny, a Single-Board IoT Mini Server for IoT Developers

QNAP Unveils QBoat Sunny, a Single-Board IoT Mini Server for IoT Developers

Taipei, Taiwan, November 14, 2017 – QNAP® Systems (QNAP®) today launched the all-new QBoat Sunny, a small and powerful single-board Internet of Things (IoT) mini server for IoT developers. QBoat Sunny can connect to versatile IoT development boards, devices and applications, and be used as a server for small-scale/private IoT applications, or a fog computing node/gateway in large-scale/public IoT environments. The high-performance QBoat Sunny can save significant bandwidth fees and cloud computing costs for developers, and integrate into various usage scenarios. QBoat Sunny provides unprecedented processing and storage performance with its Annapurna…

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How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite

How to Backup QIoT Suite Lite

In this tutorial, you will learn three methods for backing up QIoT Suite Lite: Only Node-RED backup IoT Application backup (includes dashboard, rules, things) System-wide backup(advanced) 1. Only Node-RED backup Open QIoT Suite Lite and go to Rules. Choose the Rule to backup. Click Menu > Export > Clipboard Choose the style to backup. Click “Export to clipboard“. Log into the NAS account you want to import the QIoT Application Go to the IoT Application and go to the Rule. Click Menu > Import >Clipboard. Attach the nodes you have…

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How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?

How to install other modules in QIoT Suite Lite NodeRED?  Step: Connect to your NAS via SSH. Enter the command “system-docker exec -ti qiot-node-red bash“. Go to the node-red directory: “cd /usr/local/lib/node_modules/node-red“ Use the node that npm needs for installation (for example: “npm install node-red-contrib-chatbot“) Leave SSH and open QIoT Suite Lite. Stop your IoT Application and then start it again. You will see the module you just added. (Some module require you to stop and re-start QIoT Suite Lite from the QTS APP Center)    ※ Note: If your…

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Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

Connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite

In this tutorial, you will learn how to connect QVR Pro to QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite. Step_1: Open QVR Pro and set the event  For information on installing QVR Pro, please visit https://www.qnap.com/en/how-to/tutorial/article/how-to-install-qvr-pro-beta  Once installed, start QVR Pro, and open “Event Management”. Click “+” to create a new rule. Enter a “Name” (for example: QIoT). (The “Description” is optional) Click “Next“. In “If –>The following event(s) occur“, click “Add“. In “Add Event“: Name: Enter a preferred name (for example: “QIoT”). Type: Choose “Event URL“. Enter an “Event source…

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How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

How to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite?

In this tutorial, you will learn how to establish a MongoDB to connect with QNAP NAS via QIoT Suite Lite. Step_1: Open Container Station and Set Up MongoDB Click “Container Station“. Click “Create Container“. Go to MongoDB and click “Install” (Click “MongoDB” for more information). Click “Create” This will install an empty container. You will need to install, remove, and then install a new MongoDB. Choose the container and remove it. Choose “Create Container“, and click “Install” to rebuild the MongoDB. In Command, enter “mongod –auth“. Click “Advanced Settings“. Go…

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How to solve the problem when using different port of QIoT Suite Lite v1.0.41

How to solve the problem when using different port of QIoT Suite Lite v1.0.41

In QIoT Suite Lite v1.0.41, it has avoided some well-known port (e.g., http-8080, https-443), but it will also confront some specific problems. Thus, we list some port for QIoT Suite Lite v1.0.41 used to avoid conflict. There are some ports been listed as follow to provide interior system to connect with outer devices (Port of Qgateway must be connect with outer connection, in this way, it can connect with devices)   System Ports QIoT Suite Lite interface http(default:8080) and https(default:443) are according to port that QTS system set. Qgateway-QIoT Suite Lite Data Gateway System…

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A Store of the Future: QNAP and IEI to Showcase “Grab & Go” Intelligent Store at WCIT 2017

A Store of the Future: QNAP and IEI to Showcase “Grab & Go” Intelligent Store at WCIT 2017

Taipei, Taiwan, August 30, 2017 – The World Congress on Information Technology (WCIT 2017), also known as the Olympics of the ICT industry, will take place from September 10-13 in Taipei. In line with the theme “Living the Digi+tal Dream”, QNAP® Systems, Inc. and IEI® Integration Corp. will bring together their IoT innovations to demonstrate smart retail solutions – an “Intelligent Store” that integrates business intelligence technologies to fulfill responsive in-store experiences and return business results faster. The demonstrated intelligent store also involves a technical partnership from Gorilla’s intelligent signage and…

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How to use NodeRED Dashboard

How to use NodeRED Dashboard

Using the Node-RED Dashboard: 1. “Layout”: Displays the results of output 2. “+Tab” : Add a new tab (for example: Tab1,Tab2) 3. Each tab can have many groups (for example: Basic Information, Other, QIoT Introduction) 4. “dashboard”: Add a new icon and group them (for example: Name, Mail, Click, Hello QIoT) 5. You can add a new links into a new tab (for example: QIoT Connection) 6. Icons can be modified by double clicking them. Please note that the “Group” resource must be set under the Tab you have already…

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