Local Installs and Managing Node-Red Projects

The default install installs node-red globally using the -g switch and is the most common installation method. However if you are working on multiple projects and you need to keep them separate then there are a number of things you can do: Click to rate this post! [Total: 1 Average: 5]

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Using The Node-Red Library

If you want to save a flow or function and reuse it later in another flow on the same computer then you can save it to the local library. To save a flow to the library highlight all nodes in the flow by using CTRL+A then use the main menu (top right) and select Export>Library. Click to rate this post! [Total: 0 Average: 0]

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Deploying Node-Red Flows

When you come to deploying a flow you have four (node-red v0.2)options as shown below: Although the choices appear obvious the effect of the options isn’t and can cause some confusion. Click to rate this post! [Total: 2 Average: 4.5]

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Installing and Starting Node-Red

Installing Node Red Node-Red is a node application and before you Install node red you will need to first install node. Here are the instructions: Installing Node on Windows Installing Node on Linux Using a Package Manager Then you can Install node red on Windows and Linux (including raspberry pi) using: Click to rate this post! [Total: 2 Average: 5]

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How to Export and Import Flows-Node-Red

Node red makes it easy to save, share and move flows between computers using the export and import feature. Flows are exported as a JSON file and imported from a JSON file. You can export parts of a flow or the entire flow or even all flows. Click to rate this post! [Total: 1 Average: 5]

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Securing Node-Red with SSL and Username Authentication

Out of the box your connection to node-red is insecure. If you are exposing node-red to the Internet or just want a more secure installation then you can: Enforce an SSL connection. Require Username and Password Authentication Click to rate this post! [Total: 1 Average: 5]

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