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All device types generally have common elements, such as specific attributes, feature management methods, and transport sender mechanisms. WSO2 IoT Server identified these common areas and created a template that includes all these details. Using this template you can create your own device type. Let's take a quick look at how the devicetype is created from the template:

  1. Configure the device-type-template.xml file to meet your device type's requirement.
  2. If your device type requires specific attributes, create a database and the required table to add these attribute details.
  3. Add the configured device type template to the <CARBON_DEVICE_MGT_PLUGINS>/features/device-types-feature/<DEVICE>-feature-plugin/<ARTIFACT_ID>/src/main/resources/devicetypes directory.
  4. Once you are done with writing the plugin, UI, APIs and Analytics for the device, you need to build <CARBON_DEVICE_MGT_PLUGINS>.
  5. Clone WSO2 IoT Server if you have not done previously and build it.

    Code Block
    git clone https://github.com/wso2/product-iots.git
    cd <PRODUCT_IOTS>
    mvn clean install 
  6. An OSGI bundle for the device type is created in WSO2 CDMF after reading the device.xml file. 

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