MQTT is the backbone of many home automation systems. When setting up a home automation system, you will want to set up an MQTT server. This page will help you get started with MQTT.
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How To Set Up An MQTT Broker with MosquittoWhen it's time to set up your Mosquitto MQTT broker, you've got a few options to get sorted out before you are up and running.
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How To Set Up An MQTT Broker with Mosquitto
There are a few options to get your MQTT broker up and running, including Dockers and bare-metal installations. Let's talk about some of the most common ways to get your MQTT broker ready to go.
What is MQTT and Why You Need It (How to Automate Anything)
MQTT is a protocol that allows devices to communicate with each other in a simple and efficient way.
Connect to Your MQTT Broker from the Internet: Port Forwarding MQTT
If you want to connect to your MQTT broker from the internet, then you need to forward a port in your router
How To Choose an MQTT Broker: Mosquitto vs HiveMQ vs Home Assistant
When it comes time to choose an MQTT broker, you have a few choices. Let's check out the pros and cons of Mosquitto, HiveMQ, and Home Assistant's built-in MQTT broker.