How to create a DRM Automation to upload and run a python file on a DAL router

The following example shows how to us a DRM Automation to upload a python script to a DAL router and set it to automatically run.
Login to your DRM  account, go to the Automations Tab and click on “Create”:

Set a name for the Automation, in this example other settings are left as default. Click on “Save and continue”:

In the Steps tab, click on the + to select the first step.  A list of steps is shown as below, select the “Upload files”

Click on browse and chose the file you want to upload:

Then put the Destination File Path:

Please note that the Python File should be uploaded into the etc/config/scripts folder. In order to do that, on the DRM Automations, the folder /Applications/ need to be chosen. This will be mapped in the etc/config/scripts folder.

Then, add another step of the type “Command Line Interface” and put the CLI commands to have the Python File running at boot:

Select a target device or group (this will be used if the automation will run automatically):

Chose if the automation will be run automatically, in this example we will leave triggers as disabled and the automation will be manually started:

To manually run the automation, select the automation from the Automations list and select “Run Automation” from the Actions list:

Then, select the device on which the Automation will be currently run and click on “Confirm”

To see the result of the run, enter into the Automation:

And click on the specific run to see details:

If you click on the Summary name, you will see the details about each step:

For more details about DRM Automations see here:

Digi Remote Manager User Guide - Automations




Last updated: Mar 25, 2019

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