How to install MQTT Explorer
on Red Hat Enterprise Linux

MQTT Explorer

MQTT Explorer

Thomas Nordquist (thomasnordquist)

A comprehensive and easy to use MQTT Client

Explore your message queues, delete retained topics, see what is happening on your broker.

  • Visualize topics and topic activity
  • Delete retained topics
  • Search/filter topics
  • Delete topic recursively
  • Publish topics
  • Plot numeric topics
  • Keep a history of each topic

See the whole picture of your message queue. The perfect tool to integrate new services, IoT devices in your network. This application subscribes to all topics on your MQTT-Server and displays your message queue hierarchy, allowing you to drill-down to the topics that are of interest.

Details for MQTT Explorer

License
CC-BY-ND-4.0
Last updated
17 July 2019

Enable snaps on Red Hat Enterprise Linux and install MQTT Explorer

Snaps are applications packaged with all their dependencies to run on all popular Linux distributions from a single build. They update automatically and roll back gracefully.

Snaps are discoverable and installable from the Snap Store, an app store with an audience of millions.

Enable snapd

Snap is available for Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL) 7, from the 7.6 release onward, from the Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository.

It is not yet available in the EPEL 8 repository, and consequently, not yet available for RHEL 8 unless you build the RPM yourself.

The EPEL repository can be added to your system with the following command:

Adding the optional and extras repositories is also recommended:

sudo subscription-manager repos --enable "rhel-*-optional-rpms" --enable "rhel-*-extras-rpms" sudo yum update

Snap can now be installed as follows:

Once installed, the systemd unit that manages the main snap communication socket needs to be enabled:

To enable classic snap support, enter the following to create a symbolic link between /var/lib/snapd/snap and /snap:

Either log out and back in again or restart your system to ensure snap’s paths are updated correctly.

Install MQTT Explorer

To install MQTT Explorer, simply use the following command:

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