Smart office OBS

RELEASE NOTE

The smart_office_obs application periodically connects to a datasource server to retrieve and display the appropriate light state and color.

It is compatible only with datasource servers filling the requirements specified for OBS (Orange Business Services) software editor. For further information, refer to the smart_office_obs user manual.

2021-10-08 V1.11.10 download

IMPORTANT
  • Change: do not support anymore the discover command from Qether V1.11.13 (and below)
  • Change: do not support anymore the configure command from Qether V1.11.13 (and below)
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: after a migration from regular 1.10.12 to regular 1.10.15, the data server hostname value was cleared in the Web user interface. In case another modification was done in the Web user interface, after a device reboot, the device could not be able to connect to the data source server
COMPATIBILITIES
  • SBL10e device
  • Qether 1.12.10 (or above)
LIMITATIONS
  • DNS suffix is not yet supported. So do enter the entire domain in the data source server.

INFORMATION


DOCUMENTATION

User manual 1.11.10-002A/EN download

QETHER

Link to Qether tool

CONFIGURATION SCRIPT TEMPLATE

000000000000.js template for smart_office_obs 1.10.15 (or above) download

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2021-10-01 V1.10.15

IMPORTANT
  • Change: do not support anymore the discover command from Qether V1.11.13 (and below)
  • Change: do not support anymore the configure command from Qether V1.11.13 (and below)
BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for a Configuration > Tasks pane in the Web user interface allowing to program a daily reboot task
  • Add support for a Configuration > Date and time pane in the Web user interface allowing to change the time zone and view the date and time
  • Add support for a Configuration > Logs pane in the Web user interface allowing to view the App log
  • Add support for a NTP time server input in the Configuration > Server pane of the Web user interface allowing to configure the NTP time server
  • Add support for firmware version number returning when receiving a discover Qether command or an info Qether command (Qether 1.12.10 and above)
  • Add support for .js configuration script
    • received from a configure Qether command (Qether 1.12.10 and above)
    • put on the .conf directory of the WebDAV root directory
  • Add support for UPnP (discovery)
  • Add support for user preferences:
    • appli.network.datasource.nb_retries_before_cache_reset: 20 (by default), max. number of unsuccessful connection attempts before switching off the light
    • system.upnp.enable: enable (by default) means that the UPnP discovery is activated
    • system.task.reboot.enable: true (by default) means that the reboot task is activated
    • system.task.reboot.time: 21600 (by default), number of second elapsed since midnight, means that the reboot task time is 6.00 AM
      • when the NTP server is not set, the reboot task time is 24 hours after the last the boot time
    • system.ntp.enable: false (by default) means that the clock recovery by NTP time server is not activated
    • system.lan1.dhcp.overall-timeout.enable: false by default means that the device can get an IP address only when the DHCP server is available
    • system.ntp.server.url
    • system.datetime.timezone
  • Change: only the modified preferences are stored in the /.conf/prefs.json
  • Change: the light is switched off when the datasource server is not available after more than 20 following unsuccessful connection attempts
  • Change: after a device reboot, if the datasource server is not available, the light is kept to the Off state until the next successful connection
  • Change: the minimal value for Heartbeat is 2 seconds instead of 10 seconds
  • Change: the administrator name lenght was limited to 15 characters preventing to enter a MAC address value (i.e. aa-bb-cc-dd-ee-ff) as administrator name
  • Fix: only 5 files could be displayed when looking at the WebDAV file system with the configuration Web interface or from a WebDAV client
  • Fix: setting as static IP address, the same IP address value as the one previously given by DHCP prevents to connect to the device Web user interface as soon as the device has reboot
  • Fix: in some rare case, the SBL10e device should be unplugged from the Ethernet wall plug then plugged again to work properly
  • Fix: in some case, the firmware upload in the device could fail when done with the Web user interface
COMPATIBILITIES
  • SBL10e device
  • Qether 1.12.10 (or above)

PREFS.JSON EXAMPLE

prefs.json example for smart_office_obs download

2020-10-01 V1.10.12 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Fix: in DHCP configuration, in case the DHCP server was not available, the fail over to the static IP address was not working
COMPATIBILITIES
  • SBL10e device
  • Qether 1.11.12 (or above)
LIMITATIONS
  • Only 5 files can be presented when looking at the WebDAV file system with the configuration Web interface or from a WebDAV client.
  • DNS suffix is not yet supported. So do enter the entire domain in the data source server.
  • Setting as static IP address, the same IP address value as the one previously given by DHCP prevent to connect to the device Web user interface after the device reboot

2020-09-23 V1.10.11 download

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Initial version
COMPATIBILITIES
  • SBL10e device
  • Qether 1.11.12 (or above)
LIMITATIONS
  • Only 5 files can be presented when looking at the WebDAV file system with the configuration Web interface or from a WebDAV client.
  • DNS suffix is not yet supported. So do enter the entire domain in the data source server.
  • Setting as static IP address, the same IP address value as the one previously given by DHCP prevent to connect to the device Web user interface after the device reboot