Register a Batch of Devices

You can register a batch of devices that you want to connect to Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service using a comma-separated values (CSV) file.

For information about CSV file properties, see About CSV Batch Registration File Properties.
  1. Open the Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service Management Console. The URL format to access the IoT management console is: <iot instance name>.<domain name>/ui. For example:
  2. Click the Menu (Menu icon) icon adjacent to the Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service title on the Management Console.
  3. Click Devices.
  4. Click Registration.
  5. Select one of these options:
    • Click Download CSV template to download a CSV template that you can complete.


      The CSV file contains the mandatory and optional property values for each device. If a value is not provided for the optional properties, insert a comma to indicate that a value is not provided. In the last line of the sample CSV file, a comma indicates that property values are not provided for ActivationId and Activation Secret
    • Click Batch Registration to upload an existing CSV file.
  6. Click Browse and browse to the CSV file that contains the registration information for the devices you are registering.
  7. Click Next when the CSV registration file is successfully uploaded.
    If the Review page contains a warning (A yellow triangle with an exclamation point. This icon is used if there is at least one device in the CSV file that is already registered) icon, select one of these options:
    • Update - Choose this option if you want to update the information for an existing registered device. The registered device has the same manufacturer, model and serial number as one of the devices listed in the CSV registration file.
    • Ignore - Choose this option if you do not want to include the device in the current registration process.
  8. Click one of these options:
    • Next - Click to proceed to register the items in the CSV registration file that have been identified as being viable candidates for registration.

    • Cancel - Click to discontinue the current batch registration process.

  9. Enter a password to encrypt the provisioning file that contains the configuration and credentials to activate your device.
  10. Enter the same password in the Confirm Password field.
    If both passwords match the Download Provisioning File button becomes enabled.
  11. Click Download Provisioning File to download the provisioning file to your computer.
    You will need this file to run your client.
  12. Click Finish.
  13. Click Management on the left menu.
    The registered devices are listed in the Management page and have the state of Registered.
  14. Activate the registered devices to begin a secure communication between the devices and Oracle Internet of Things Cloud Service. See Activating a Batch of Registered Devices.