Can the IoTPortal system alert me when my application parameters are outside of defined ranges?

The IoTPortal offers two methods to alert you when application parameters are outside of defined ranges. The first is via single sensor alerts and the second is via the event service. In both cases, a choice of Push alerts, SMS messages and Emails (all with configurable messages) can be sent. These two methods allow simple set-up or comprehensive multi-condition alerts depending on the application requirement.

Single sensor alerts can be set up for each sensor, from the configuration page for the associated sensor within the IoTPortal web application or mobile app (iOS & Android). They are ideal for simpler cases where the alert is associated with a single sensor and only a notification is required (rather than taking other actions such as triggering an actuator). Single or dual thresholds (upper/lower) can be set and the resulting alert can be triggered when the alert case becomes true (activated), when it becomes false (deactivated) or both.

The Event service offers more comprehensive options which can include multiple sensors, and multiple other conditions (such as requiring the trigger condition to exist for a set time before activating, or the time of day). This is set up via the dedicated Events menu within the IoTPortal web application or mobile app (iOS & Android). In addition to sending alerts, the Events service has a wider range of actions which can be selected, such as controlling other actuators in response to the event conditions being met.