External services

Opisense can by linked to external service to push or pull data:

FTP
POWER BI
AZURE TABLE STORAGE
FOOBOT
SYNCO
NETATMO
YOU KNOW WATT
SAUTER
XEMTEC
ECONET
Smappee

Those connections can be done as an account level by managers, or at a user level by any users. 

At an account level go on Account > Settings > and click on the Add External Service button. in the pop-up click on the service you want to add.

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FTP connection

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1.1 URL: enter the URL of the FTP, without http. A path can be specified here, if you need several files, just create several FTP in your account. The path can also be set at a report level.

1.2 Type: Opisense supports FTP, SFTP and FTPS

  • For FTP and FTPS, just enter the credentials of the FTP and click on Save. 
  • For SFTP a certificate should be added in the format OpenSSH.

A OpenSSH key always starts by « -----BEGIN RSA PRIVATE KEY-----». You can convert a key into OpenSSH format with PuTTY Key Generator (puttygen) https://www.chiark.greenend.org.uk/~sgtatham/putty/latest.html

 

  1. Launch puttygen
  2. Import the certificate to convert with the menu Conversions [Symbol] Import key
  3. Export OpenSSH key

Once the FTP is defined, it can be used on each reports. Learn more about Report notifications.

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