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    mqtt-exec

    A simple MQTT agent based on node.js that subscribes to a given list of MQTT topics on the specified broker and executes a given shell script/command whenever a message arrives. It can also be used in combination with a Home Automation Framework like Home.Pi

    Setup

    npm install mqtt-exec -g
    

    Start broker

    Start the MQTT broker with

    mosquitto
    

    Configuration

    Create/Modify configuration "config.json"

    {
      "/home/devices/livingroom/ligh1/value/set":  { "true"  : "sudo /home/pi/rcswitch-pi/sendRev B 1 1", 
                                                     "false" : "sudo /home/pi/rcswitch-pi/sendRev B 1 0" },
      "/home/devices/livingroom/ligh2/value/set":  { "true"  : "sudo /home/pi/rcswitch-pi/sendRev B 3 1", 
                                                     "false" : "sudo /home/pi/rcswitch-pi/sendRev B 3 0"}                     
    }
    

    Start application

    Start application with the path to the config file and the URL of the MQTT broker

    mqtt-exec -c /path/to/config.json -h mqtt://localhost:1883
    

    You can also set the MQTT broker url as environment variable

    export MQTT_BROKER_URL=mqtt://localhost:1883
    

    Simulate the execution of a command

    mosquitto_pub -d -t home/devices/light1/value/set -m "true"
    

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    install

    npm i mqtt-exec

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    9

    version

    1.0.0

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