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Send data from XBee Sensor to Device Cloud

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I have connected my XBee (light, humidity and temperature) sensor to the Device Cloud via an XBee Gateway, but couldn't work out how to read data into my dashboard. I'm told I need to write a python script to do this, but it must such a standard thing to need to do - surely EVERYONE needs to do this?

Is there a python script that already exists for reading data from the XBee sensor and sending it to the Device Cloud? Or, indeed, should I be doing something different?

For clarity, my devices are:
X2E-Z3C-E1-W XBee Gateway
XS-Z16-CB2R XBee Sensor

asked Dec 21, 2016 in Python by peter.storey New to the Community (0 points)

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I believe the XBGW.py app that is one of the samples in the Digi ESP for Python will do what you want.
answered Dec 21, 2016 by mvut Veteran of the Digi Community (15,195 points)
I figured out how to connect to the device cloud in ESP using EDP Upload.

I'm now getting two Errors -
1) Error building Project
2) Error executing script: IOError: [Errno 13] Permission denied: 'zip_build_date.py'

Any idea what these are?
Are you running Linux?