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GUIDE: Send command when tracker connects.

Thu Aug 22, 2013 12:34 pm

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How to send commands over GPRS when the tracker connects

This explains how to create a Template Command that is sent back to the tracker when it connects. This is very useful if you have a tracker that is not always connected to your server. If the tracker is connected when the command is executed it will be sent right away.

1. Login to SiteAdmin
2. Go to Devices (top menu)
3. Go to Commands (left menu)
4. Select Protocol in drop down.
5. Select New... in Command drop down.
6. Enter a Name. No spaces allowed.
7. Select "tcp" in First Attempt drop down.
8. Leave Template field blank.

9. Click Save.

10. Click Add Step button
11. Enter the command into the Template field.
12. Select "tcp" in First Attempt drop down.
13. Click Save

You now see two steps. The first step has a blank Template. The second contains the actual command sent to the device.

14. Select the Device Types you want this command enabled for.
15. Click Save Command.

Now test the command!

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