by Ponlakshmi | Jun 12, 2023 | MQTT Broker | 0 comments
In the era of Internet of Things (IoT), where mobility and remote device management are crucial, hosting a secure MQTT broker on the cloud becomes imperative. However, concerns about application and data security often deter individuals. This blog aims to address these concerns by offering a comprehensive guide on hosting a secure MQTT broker on Azure, a reliable and widely used cloud platform. The chosen MQTT message broker for Azure hosting is Bevywise MQTT Broker.
Deploying a new server and setting up an MQTT broker from scratch can indeed be a complex and time-consuming process. By opting for a pre-deployed MQTT broker in Azure, you can save time and effort by bypassing the intricate setup and configuration steps.
The Bevywise MQTT broker in Azure Marketplace offers a convenient solution with its ready-to-use deployment, allowing you to quickly establish secure and scalable communication channels for your IoT devices. This eliminates the need to worry about infrastructure management, as the broker is already hosted on Azure.
The functionalities of Bevywise MQTT broker includes :
All these functionalities eliminate the need to worry about infrastructure management, as the broker is ready to run on Azure.
To host the Bevywise MQTT Broker on Azure, follow the below steps.
Creating an account in the Microsoft Azure portal is the first and foremost step. Then sign in to the Microsoft Azure portal.
After signing in, you’ll see ‘Create this app in Azure’ window.
Fill in the necessary details and click ‘Continue’. At once, a window will appear to verify the mail id you provided.
After verifying your mail id, you will be able to access the Azure dashboard. In that, search and open ‘Bevywise MQTTRoute’.
Choose ‘Create’. It will lead to the ‘Create a virtual machine’ page.
Under the ‘Basics’ category :
Under the ‘Administrator’ account :
Under the ‘Disks’ category :
Leave all other default settings untouched.
Click ‘Review + Create’ to get your virtual machine created.
Once the deployment is over, you can see the following window.
Once your deployment is completed, open the Powershell and run the following command :
Note : In the ‘Username’, give the username you provided when creating a virtual machine.
Instead of username, you can also use the password. When using password, your command should be :
ssh password@the path of pemkey
Then run the MQTT Broker.
With Bevywise’s MQTT broker, you can focus more on developing and implementing your IoT applications and maximizing the value derived from your IoT devices, without being burdened by the complexities of server setup and management.
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