New Shipping

Shipping name

Each shipping should have a unique name.

  1. Click the Keyboard pictogram near the default shipping name (top left screen area)

  2. Type a new name (40 characters limit)

  3. Click Save pictogram

Target selection

Template – select a Template available in your Organization from the dropdown menu

Preferred time – select the best option for the firmware update time period:

  • Any – (default option) devices will be updated as soon as they connect to the server.

  • Night – 12AM-6AM

  • Morning – 6AM-12AM

  • Afternoon – 12AM-6PM

  • Evening – 6PM-12AM

The preferred time is calculated for every device based on the next logic:

  1. If the device has a Location metafield and has an assigned location within metafield - the timezone for the preferred time is taken from the assigned location for that device. The timezone of the location is resolved when the location is created;

  2. If the device has a Timezone metafield and it is set - the timezone is taken from it;

  3. If the above is not true - the timezone is taken from the device organization;

Apply Update if the Device has – firmware comparison conditions checks:

  • Lower firmware version – (default option) a semantic version is parsed from the binary file and compared against the device's firmware version.

  • Earlier build date, Another build date – the build date of the binary file is parsed from the firmware info and compared against the stored one in the device information.

  • Lower generic version – Blynk.Edgent library version is compared.

Devices Selection Table – 2 options available here:

  • Select devices available if you want to update certain devices by marking their checkboxes.

  • leave the selections empty and all of the selected Product's/Template's devices will be updated including those that will be added in the future.

There are sorting (all columns) and filtering (Firmware Version column only) options available to make Device search easier:

Firmware info

When the binary file is uploaded, the extracted information is shown in this section. It is useful for making sure you have picked the right file.

Review and Start

  • Attempts limit and Attempts reset the period If the device has failed to update N times, the server will stop trying to update it until the attempts reset period passes (which is 24 hours by default).

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