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Update data with Date and Time
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January 28, 2013
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Just new (2 weeks) and had a look and tested the API.
Everything seems to work as documented.

However how can an application (microcontroller) update missing data if a crash has happend (on the microcontroller) but the data is available on the microcontroller side?
I can upload CSV (history) data myself and that works, but looking at the API and parameters there are no parameters/datafields for date and time.
I hope this is possible via the Updating a Channel “Get” method.

 

I hope the problem is clear.

January 30, 2013
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Hi!

 

You can specify a timestamp with a query parameter like

created_at=2013-01-12T12:14:03Z  this works for me and the opensource api, honestly i don't know if i have patched that in or if it works out of the box...

 

Is your username a description of your project? Could you share some details?

 

Michael

January 31, 2013
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Michael thanks for the info.

I will try this weekend and see if it works.

 

Why is this parameter not mentioned in the API?

 

username is indeed a description of the project.

First step is to upload every parameter that my inverter can measure. At the moment nothing is logged in any way. Next step will be to combine the info of an inverter with logging with this one an create the total picture.

 

WORKS!! (more or less)

adding the "created_at=2013-02-05T21:49:00+01:00" adds points at a time but in this example local time is 21:49 and the timezone is Amsterdam (+1) the points get added at  22:49:00 which i don't want.

I'm trying to avoid summer/winter time problems (gaps + doubles in time) but i'm not sure how to do this.

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