Repositories and Python on groov EPIC and RIO

Posted by Janice Colmer on Feb 15, 2023 10:00:00 AM

Watch Terry Orchard's next video in the Secure Shell Access (SSH) series for custom Python programming.

Did you see last week's new video: Getting Started with groov EPIC & RIO Secure Shell? That video explained how to obtain a free Shell license for your groov EPIC, activate it, and then install it on your groov devices.

This new video picks up where the introduction left off: Getting Started with Repositories & Python on groov EPIC and RIO. Take a deeper dive using Secure Shell Access (SSH) along with custom Python programming packages with your groov devices.

Although your host, Terry Orchard, demonstrates on a groov EPIC Learning Center in the video, the tips shared work on any groov EPIC or RIO model.

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Topics: groov EPIC, developer, secure shell, ssh, groov RIO, python

groov EPIC, RIO and Secure Shell (SSH)

Posted by Janice Colmer on Feb 8, 2023 8:53:20 AM

Watch the first Opto 22 developer video of 2023 as host Terry Orchard explains Secure Shell access for both groov EPIC and RIO devices.

Welcome to the first of many new developer videos you'll see in 2023! Terry Orchard returns as your host to walk you through an important programming option for groov EPIC and groov RIO devices: Secure Shell  (SSH).

If you use C/C++, Python, Java, or other languages, you can use what you already know to build custom applications and run them on the groov EPIC processor or groov RIO edge I/O module through Secure Shell access.

The SSH protocol provides a secure remote login from one computer device to another. With strong authentication options (including passwords and public key authentication), plus strong encryption protection for communication security and integrity, SSH offers secure access for both users and automated processes. 

Follow along in this 12 minute video to learn how to get a Shell license, activate, and then install it on your groov devices.

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Topics: Videos, groov EPIC, developer, secure shell, groov RIO

Get ready for groov RIO with Ignition 8

Posted by Janice Colmer on May 18, 2021 8:00:00 AM

A new groov RIO module (MM2) has just been released that includes Ignition 8 software from Inductive Automation.

As announced previously in the OptoBlog, Ignition 8 software is now part of the newest groov EPIC controller (GRV-EPIC-PR2). But, we didn't stop there. The latest groov RIO MM2 model (GRV-R7-MM2001-10) also includes Ignition 8 and boasts increased memory and storage along with other important features.

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Topics: IIoT, Ignition Edge, CODESYS, secure shell, groov RIO

Learn the power of SSH on groov EPIC

Posted by Janice Colmer on Feb 12, 2021 8:30:00 AM

Terry Orchard is back in his studio to give you a video overview of the Secure Shell Access (SSH) feature on groov  EPIC.

Whether you're already using Opto 22's groov EPIC or have been researching its features, it's important to note the extensive programming options it comes with. You can use the easy flow chart-based PAC Control, the familiar IEC 61131-3 compliant languages of CODESYS, or build Node-RED flows to move data.

But, did you know EPIC allows you to build your own custom applications using languages you know like Python, C/C++ and run them on an open, Linux®-based operating system? That's the topic of Terry Orchard's latest video, part of the new Opto 22 Developer series.

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Topics: Videos, Security, groov EPIC, developer, secure shell, ssh

Get ready for groov RIO 3.0

Posted by Ben Orchard on Dec 1, 2020 8:03:11 AM

Hot on the heels of our recent groov EPIC 3.0 firmware release comes our groov RIO 3.0.1 firmware update.

There are at least 5 exciting additions in this RIO 3.0.1 package, but who's counting?

TL;DR: If you can't wait to get started, here’s the groov RIO Firmware download page to get your firmware update:

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Topics: Firmware, PID loop control, Node-RED, MQTT, secure shell, groov RIO, LDAP

groov EPIC's Linux Operating System and Secure Shell (SSH) Access

Posted by Terry Orchard on Aug 7, 2019 10:33:49 AM

As you might have read in previous blog posts, groov EPIC runs a Linux-based operating system that supports a variety of programming and operating options, including optional secure shell (SSH) access. SSH provides root access to the tools, software, and files on the groov EPIC system.

But how does SSH access work, what is it capable of, and is it right for you? In this post I’ll go into a bit more depth about secure shell and the Linux operating system (OS) on groov EPIC and provide answers to these questions.

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Topics: Security, groov EPIC, Linux, secure shell

groov EPIC Security Series, Part 6: Linux Operating System and Repository

Posted by Ben Orchard on Jun 6, 2019 1:12:33 PM

The OS, or operating system, of groov EPIC is very different from traditional controllers. Instead of a proprietary OS, EPIC uses an open-source Linux® operating system.

From a security standpoint, an “open source” OS sounds scary. But in many ways it is more secure than a closed-source one, especially a well-known and often-attacked OS such as Microsoft® Windows®.

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Topics: EPIC, groov EPIC, EPIC Security, Linux, secure shell, ssh, EPIC Security Series

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