WIND RIVER HELIX DEVICE CLOUD 2.0

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1 Helix Device Cloud Platform Overview

Where to Find Information

The agent on the device communicates with the server using the DXL (Data Exchange Layer)

publish and subscribe message protocol secured with TLS 1.2.

Firewall Exceptions

To enable connectivity between the device and server, ensure that you open the following

outbound ports (all encrypted with TLS 1.2):

• 443

• 8883

• 465

Certificates and Credentials

You receive the following credentials for Helix Device Cloud:

• your tenant user name and password

• your API key for REST API calls

You need this information to log in to the administration utility at https://www.helixdevicecloud.com

and to use the REST APIs in your cloud application. For information about getting started with

the administration utility, see Wind River Helix Device Cloud Getting Started.

Where to Find Information

Documentation is available through the Wind River Knowledge Library and with the Helix

Device Cloud package you download.

The following documentation is available:

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Documentation

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Getting Started

Provides instructions to install the HDC agent RPM on a host computer into the installation of

the supported Wind River operating systems and information about getting started with the

platform.

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Release Notes

Provides general product information about Helix Device Cloud, changes in this release,

usage caveats, and known problems.

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Platform User's Guide

Provides information about performing platform administration tasks.

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Platform Programmer's Guide

Provides information about writing Web-based applications for Helix Device Cloud.

Wind River Helix Device Cloud Platform REST API Reference

Provides reference information for the platform REST API.

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