Using Grafana for submitting downlink commands

Introduction

Within Maintenance mode galore, we rambled a bit about how to bring a maintenance mode to the Terkin appliance. A spin-off of this is a control component within Grafana – a thing I always wanted to create a dedicated topic for. So, here we are.

Research

1. Requests from the community

Others within the Grafana community are looking into the same direction. We collected some resources about corresponding requests and suggestions.

More resources

Example screenshots

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2. In the wild

Ryan McKinley already deployed such a “Field Display / Editor” component while working on the measurement and control system for Natel Energy. I found two short appearances within Ryan’s presentations.

Screenshots



I’ve asked Ryan about the “Field Display / Editor” component depicted above.