Managing Gateways

The Gateways pane allows you to create and manage Edge Xpert service endpoints for connections with Edge Xpert Manager. The gateway can be configured to connect to Edge Xpert services that run on different hosts.

To display the Gateways pane, select GATEWAYS from the main menu. The Gateways pane is similar to the following:

Gateways Pane

Default Gateway

Edge Xpert creates a default gateway, which defines the endpoints for the microservices as follows:

Service Host Port
Data edgex-core-data 48080
Metadata edgex-core-metadata 48081
Logging edgex-support-logging 48061
Client edgex-export-client 48071
Command edgex-core-command 48082
Notifications edgex-support-notifications 48060
Scheduler edgex-support-scheduler 48085

Adding a Gateway

To add a gateway to Edge Xpert, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Add (+) icon

    The Add Gateway dialog box displays, as illustrated below:

    Add Gateway Dialog Box
  2. Enter the name of the gateway in the Name text box

  3. Enter a description of the gateway in the Description text box

  4. For each service, do the following:

    • In the Host text box, enter the IP address or the hostname for the service
    • In the Port text box, enter the port number for the service
  5. Select the OK button. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without adding a gateway

Selecting a Gateway

Where multiple gateways are configured, you can select which gateway configuration settings to use.

To change the selected gateway configuration settings, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the radio button

    Select Gateway
  2. Select the Change button. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without changing the gateway configuration

    Confirm Gateway Dialog Box

Editing a Gateway

To edit the configuration for an existing gateway, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Edit Gateway (edit) icon from the Action column

    The Edit Gateway dialog box displays.

  2. Update the fields in the Edit Gateway dialog box as required. For information on the fields, see Adding a Gateway

  3. Select the OK button to update the gateway configuration. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without changing the gateway configuration

Deleting a Gateway

To delete a gateway, complete the following steps:

  1. Select the Delete (x) icon from the Action column

    The Confirm Delete dialog box displays.

  2. Select the Delete button to delete the gateway. Selecting the Cancel button closes the dialog box without deleting the gateway