Federation Subsystem
The federation subsystem manages the federation of Things between ThingWorx servers.
Configuration
Server Settings
Base Type
Default
Notes
Update Interval
INTEGER
100
The interval in milliseconds at which the server publishes property and event updates to its subscribers.
Server Identification
Base Type
Default
Notes
My Server Name
STRING
n/a
Do not include spaces between characters.
My Server Description
STRING
n/a
You can click the Add button to add federation subscribers to which the server publishes. To delete an existing subscriber, you can select a listed subscriber and click the Delete button.
Federation subscribers this server publishes to
Base Type
Default
Notes
Logical Server Name
STRING
n/a
Logical Server Description
STRING
n/a
Enable Publishing
BOOLEAN
true
Allows publishing to the federated server.
Server URI
STRING
wss://127.0.0.1:443/Thingworx/WS
The format is: <protocol>://<serverAddress>:<port>/Thingworx/WS, where:
protocol is ws (Web sockets) or wss (secure Web sockets)We recommend using wss.
serverAddress is the IP or domain name of the server to which you want to publish namespace objects for consumption of their capabilities on the other server
port is the HTTP or HTTPS port to be used
The server URI might look like the following: wss://www.myaddress.com:443/Thingworx/WS
Application Key
PASSWORD
n/a
On click, the Change Password dialog appears where you can enter a new application key, which is used to access the subscriber server.
Publish As User
USERNAME
n/a
On click, the Search Results screen appears. Select the user here.
The selection is based on the user’s visibility permissions, so the server will publish all data to which the selected user has visibility.
Pipe Count
INTEGER
10
Reconnection Interval (seconds)
INTEGER
60
Request Timeout (milliseconds)
NUMBER
60000
A request times out when this number of milliseconds is reached.