Definition: Device management encompasses the tasks involved in provisioning, configuring, monitoring, and maintaining IoT devices connected to the gateway.

Tasks at IoT/M2M Gateway:

  1. Device Discovery and Registration: Identify and register new IoT devices joining the network, assigning unique identifiers and authentication credentials.
  2. Configuration Management: Set up and configure IoT devices remotely, ensuring they operate optimally and comply with security policies.
  3. Monitoring and Diagnostics: Continuously monitor device health, performance metrics, and operational status to detect anomalies or issues.
  4. Firmware and Software Updates: Manage firmware and software updates for IoT devices, ensuring they are up-to-date with the latest features and security patches.
  5. Security and Access Control: Implement security measures, such as access control policies and encryption, to protect IoT devices and data from unauthorized access or cyber threats.

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