Deploy an Application

Deploy packages to your Motorcortex Controller

After successfully setting up a connection to your Controller running Motorcortex, it is time to start using Motorcortex.io. If you don’t have a Motorcortex.io account yet make sure to request a Free trail. The following steps explain how to deploy a Motorcortex application to your Controller:

Create a new project from a template

  1. Login to your motorcortex.io account. If you don’t have a account yet make sure to to register for an account.

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  2. From you main projects page, select project from store.

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  3. In the Store, select the applications category.

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  4. Then select the application you would like to use as a template.

  5. Once the project is created in your Projects view open the project.

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Deploy packages to your controller

  1. You will see different Packages inside the project. In general a Project has a binary Package, a config Package and a grid (user interface) Package. You need to deploy each of these packages to the controller. Lets start with the binary package. Select the binary package to open it .

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  2. A binary package contains one or more .deb files (Debian Packages) that can be deployed to the controller. In the ACTIONS menu on the right side of the screen, press the deploy button.

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  3. Enter the IP address of the target system (the controller) to deploy the package to, e.g. 192.168.2.100 and Press the deploy button.

  4. Once the package is deployed navigate back to your Project view and select the config package.

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  5. From inside the config Package, press the deploy button.

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  6. Enter the IP address (the IP address should already be filled in automatically) of the target system (the controller) to deploy the package to, e.g. 192.168.2.100 and Press the install configuration button.

  7. Navigate back to your Project view and select the grid package.

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  8. From inside the grid Package, press the deploy button.

  9. Enter the IP address (the IP address should already be filled in automatically) of the target system (the controller) to deploy the package to, e.g. 192.168.2.100 and Press the deploy grid button.

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  10. Congratulations you have deployed your Motorcortex application.

The next step is to configure your EtherCAT devices. Configure

Last modified April 8, 2022: Fixes (99f0b0a)