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  • 10/25/2021
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Add and Connect to an Edge Node

To add and connect to an edge node you will need two devices, one with
Intel® Edge Software Configurator
installed and another device where you will add and connect to an edge node.

Step 1: Go to Deploy > Connect to an Edge Node

Click on
Deploy
in the top menu and select
Connect to an Edge Node
.
In the
Connect to an Edge Node
screen, you will see a
Connection Pending
tab with the list of connection pending edge nodes with its creation time and actions list. In the Connection Complete tab, you will see the list of connection complete edge nodes with details like IP address, creation time, status, CPU cores and actions. You can also search for a specific edge node.
If there are no edge nodes registered, the
Connect to an Edge Node
screen displays a message and shortcut for adding edge nodes.

Step 2: Add and Connect to an Edge Node

  1. In the
    Connect to an Edge Node
    screen, click on
    Add Edge Node
    .
  2. Name the Edge Node. Don't use spaces or special characters.
  3. Click on
    Next
    .
  4. You will see a set of instructions to connect an edge node in the note section, and commands for deploying an edge agent, which must be executed on the device that needs to be connected.
  5. Follow the steps mentioned on the screen to install the certificates on the edge node being connected.
  6. By executing the command given on the device to be connected, you can install the edge agent on your remote Docker environment. As mentioned, reboot the device after installation of agent.
  7. Click on
    Back
    . You will see the newly added device under the
    Connection Complete
    tab.

Product and Performance Information

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Performance varies by use, configuration and other factors. Learn more at www.Intel.com/PerformanceIndex.