Administering Adapters

Overview

Once an adapter has been deployed to an Edge, it can be started, stopped, restarted, or undeployed using the ClearBlade Platform developers console. The ClearBlade Platform developers console can also be used to view log files associated with the adapter.

Deploy Adapter

  1. Navigate to the “Deploy” tab on the sidebar or “Deployments” in the menu of the developers console

  2. Click on the name of the Deployment you wish to deploy the adapter on

  3. Choose Adapters from the list of assets

  4. Select the adapter to deploy

  5. Select the edge to deploy the adapter on and click Save and Exit

    Note

    If the start button is disabled, that would indicate a Start Command has not been specified in the Config tab of the adapter settings. See adapter management

  6. A message will be displayed indicating the adapter was started or an appropriate error will be displayed if the adapter could not be started.

Start Adapter

Stop Adapter

  1. Navigate to the “Adapters” tab in the developers console


  2. Click on the name of the adapter you wish to administer
  3. Click on the icon in the rightmost column of the Edge on which you wish to administer the adapter
  4. Click the Stop button.

    Note

    If the stop button is disabled, that would indicate a Stop Command has not been specified in the Config tab of the adapter settings. See adapter management

  5. A message will be displayed indicating the adapter was stopped or an appropriate error will be displayed if the adapter could not be stopped.

Reload/Restart Adapter

  1. Navigate to the “Adapters” tab in the developers console


  2. Click on the name of the adapter you wish to administer
  3. Click on the icon in the rightmost column of the Edge on which you wish to administer the adapter
  4. Click the Reload/Restart button.

    Note

    If the stop button is disabled, that would indicate a Stop Command has not been specified in the Config tab of the adapter settings. See adapter management

  5. A message will be displayed indicating the adapter was started or an appropriate error will be displayed if the adapter could not be started.

Undeploy Adapter

  1. Navigate to the “Adapters” tab in the developers console


  2. Click on the name of the adapter you wish to administer
  3. Click on the icon in the rightmost column of the Edge on which you wish to administer the adapter
  4. Click the Undeploy button.

  5. A message will be displayed indicating the adapter was undeployed or an appropriate error will be displayed if the adapter could not be undeployed.

View Adapter Logs

  1. Navigate to the “Adapters” tab in the developers console


  2. Click on the name of the adapter you wish to administer
  3. Click on the icon in the rightmost column of the Edge on which you wish to administer the adapter
  4. Click the button
  5. The logs will be displayed in the textbox