Digi Embedded for Android enables you to remotely monitor and analyze multiple devices, manage their configuration, or update the entire Android system via the integrated Remote Manager support. This section describes how you can use Remote Manager to manage your ConnectCore 8M Mini devices remotely.

You can keep all your ConnectCore 8M Mini hardware up and running by programming alarms based on device conditions or scheduling operations on multiple remote devices.

For extended Digi Remote Manager usage and reference information, see the Digi Remote Manager User Guide.

Remote management features

Remote Manager offers the following features for ConnectCore 8M Mini modules:

  • Monitor the system. Analyze system values, such as the CPU usage and temperature or available memory, on a fixed time schedule in order to create a device health timeline.

  • Access the Android file system. List, upload, download, or remove Android system files from Remote Manager or a custom application using the Remote Manager web services.

  • Manage the system. Remotely control the configuration of some interfaces such as Ethernet, Wireless, or Bluetooth; or reboot the module.

  • Update an Android application or the entire system. Upload an APK file to Remote Manager to install or update the application in the module, or upload an Android firmware image to update the system.

  • Schedule and automate operations on multiple remote devices with Web Services. Write web pages or applications that send requests using the provided API over HTTP (or HTTPS).