Creating an Action

Actions allow you to execute functions on IoT devices e.g. control an actuator

An action allows uses to execute a function or command through the cloud in order to control any IoT device, such as actuators or motors.

From the side navigation tab of the device page, click on Create Action. Set the name, and description for the type of action that you will be implementing.

Action UUID and MQTT Topic

After the action is created, you will see the Action UUID and MQTT Topic for that action on the right-side of your device page.

To learn how to execute an Action in the cloud, go to our example Execute Action from Cloud.