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Status Partially supported already
Created by Guest
Created on Sep 13, 2023

Adding a static template for c8y_SendConfiguration operation


After resolving a problem on my side, I noticed that there isn't static template for c8y_SendConfiguration operation for text-base configuration.

it is very strange/disturbing to not have a static template for that operation as:

  • There is a static template to send the text-based configuration to the device (513)

  • c8y_Configuration and c8y_SendConfiguration are standard operation

  • There is static template for file-based configuration (526, 524)

Do you think that a static template could be created?

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  • Admin
    Aaron Raab
    Nov 27, 2023

    Hi Adejean,

    Thank you for your feedback. Considering the focus on binary—based configs and the many other topics we have to work on, this is unfortunately something I can’t prioritize right now. However there is a documented workaround (see: I hope that helps?

    Best regards,


  • Guest
    Nov 8, 2023

    Hi Aaron,

    I saw that the status has changed to pratially supported.

    I am aware of the binary-based configuration. But for some devices, text base configuration can be easier to use and my feedback was not to find another way to manage configuration but tu make easier the use of text based configuration.

    thank you

  • Admin
    Aaron Raab
    Sep 29, 2023

    Hi Adejean, to solve this issue, you can use binary-based configurations as these are more versatile and can also cover the case you described above. In general, it will still be possible to use text-based configuration but this is our legacy option and we recommend customers to switch to binary-based configurations because of the before mentioned versatility as well as its usability. In addition, it allows to deploy multiple configuration files to each device. Here is a link to learn more about it:

    . Please let me know in case you have any follow-up questions.