Mosquitto offers the
mosquitto_passwd utility, which allows us to create a user and a password. You will be invited to enter a password and to confirm it:
sudo mosquito_passwd -c /etc/mosquito/passwd joe
/etc/mosquitto directory a file named
passwd will be created and in the file will be a user named
joe and its encoded password as in the following screenshot:
Now let's add the
passwd file into the
mosquitto.conf. Use your favorite text editor and change the
file /etc/mosquitto.conf to instruct Mosquitto to read and use the
The content of the file will be:
Password file location
allow_anonymous: It is a boolean value that determines whether clients that connects without providing a username are allowed to connect. If set to
falsethen another means a connection should be created to control authenticated client access.
password_file: Sets the path...