List of Workflow Nodes

Below is a list of all workflow nodes available in Losant’s cloud platform, in the Gateway Edge Agent, and in the Embedded Edge Agent. Nodes are broken down by category and can be filtered by their availabity for a given workflow class.

To learn more about a node, click its name to view detailed documentation and examples.

Triggers

  • Amazon SQS Trigger Node

    The Amazon SQS Trigger fires a workflow whenever a Losant integration receives an Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS) message.
  • Azure Event Hubs Trigger Node

    The Azure Event Hubs Trigger fires a workflow whenever a Losant integration receives an Azure Event Hubs message.
  • Data Table Trigger Node

    The Data Table Trigger fires a workflow whenever a row is added, updated, or removed from a Losant Data Table.
  • Device: Command Trigger Node

    The Device: Command Trigger fires a workflow whenever its Edge Compute or Embedded Device receives a command over the MQTT broker.
  • Device: Connect Trigger Node

    The Device: Connect Trigger fires a workflow whenever one or more devices connect to the Losant Platform.
  • Device: Disconnect Trigger Node

    The Device: Disconnect Trigger fires a workflow whenever one or more devices disconnect from the Losant Platform.
  • Device: Inactive Trigger Node

    The Device: Inactive Trigger fires a workflow whenever one or more devices do not report state for the configured period of time.
  • Device: Startup Trigger Node

    The Device: Startup Trigger fires a workflow whenever the Gateway Edge Agent starts or restarts.
  • Device: State Trigger Node

    The Device: State Trigger fires a workflow whenever a device reports state to the Losant cloud platform.
  • Direct Trigger Node

    The Direct Trigger fires an Embedded Workflow whenever the "eea_direct_trigger" method is invoked within the Embedded Edge Agent.
  • EEA: Init Trigger Node

    The EEA: Init Trigger fires a workflow whenever the "eea_init" function is called within the Embedded Edge Agent.
  • Endpoint Trigger Node

    The Endpoint Trigger fires a workflow when the selected Experience Endpoint receives an HTTP request.
  • Event Trigger Node

    The Event Trigger fires a workflow whenever an event matching the criteria defined in the trigger's configuration is created or changes state.
  • File Tail Trigger Node

    The File Tail Trigger allows you to monitor and analyze logs and other files on the Gateway Edge Agent's container or host file system.
  • File Watch Trigger Node

    The File Watch Trigger fires a workflow whenever the file or directory changes are observed on the Gateway Edge Agent.
  • GCP Pub/Sub Trigger Node

    The GCP Pub/Sub Trigger fires a workflow whenever a message is sent to a Losant GCP Pub/Sub integration.
  • HTTP Request Trigger Node

    The HTTP Request Trigger fires a workflow whenever the Gateway Edge Agent receives a request on its local web server.
  • MQTT Trigger Node

    The MQTT Trigger fires a workflow whenever a message is published to a topic on the Losant MQTT Broker, the Gateway Edge Agent Broker, or an MQTT integration.
  • Meridian Trigger Node

    The Meridian Trigger fires a workflow whenever an event is received on a Losant Meridian integration.
  • Notebook Trigger Node

    The Notebook Trigger fires a workflow whenever the selected Losant Notebook has completed an execution, either successfully or with errors.
  • OPC UA Trigger Node

    The OPC UA Trigger fires a workflow whenever an Edge Compute Device receives a change message on the configured OPC UA monitored node.
  • Particle Trigger Node

    The Particle Trigger fires a workflow whenever an event is received on the Losant Particle integration.
  • Redis Trigger Node

    The Redis Trigger fires a workflow whenever the Edge Compute Device receives a message on the configured Redis Pub/Sub channel.
  • SNMP: Trap Trigger Node

    The SNMP: Trap Trigger fires a workflow whenever the Edge Compute Device receives an SNMP trap message or an SNMP inform request.
  • Serial Trigger Node

    The Serial Trigger fires a workflow whenever the Edge Compute Device receives data over a Serial connection.
  • Timer Trigger Node

    The Timer Trigger fires a workflow on a scheduled interval.
  • UDP Trigger Node

    The UDP Trigger fires a workflow whenever the Edge Compute Device receives a UDP datagram on the configured port.
  • Virtual Button Trigger

    The Virtual Button Trigger fires a workflow when the "virtual button" is pressed.
  • Webhook Trigger Node

    The Webhook Trigger fires a workflow whenever a Losant webhook receives an HTTP request.
  • Workflow Error Trigger Node

    The Workflow Error Trigger fires a workflow whenever a halting error occurs in a separate workflow execution.

Experience Nodes

  • Authenticate Experience User Node

    The Authenticate Experience User Node authenticates an email and password against Experience Users in a Losant application.
  • Device: Verify Node

    The Device: Verify Node checks whether a given device is associated with an Experience Group or Experience User in a Losant application.
  • Generate Experience User Token Node

    The Generate Experience User Token Node creates a token for an Experience User to make authorized requests against Experience Endpoints.
  • Group: Create Node

    The Group: Create Node adds a new Experience Group to a Losant application.
  • Group: Get Node

    The Group: Get Node retrieves one or more Experience Groups from a Losant application.
  • Group: Summary Node

    The Group: Summary Node retrieves Experience Groups in a hierarchical tree format.
  • Group: Update Node

    The Group: Update Node updates an existing Experience Group within a Losant application.
  • Group: Verify Node

    The Group: Verify Node checks whether a given Experience User is a member of an Experience Group or any of the group's children.
  • SAML: Login URL

    The SAML: Login URL Node creates a login URL for a Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML) single sign-on (SSO) identity provider.
  • SAML: Verify

    The SAML: Verify Node verifies and extracts response data from a Security Assertion Markup Language 2.0 (SAML) single sign-on (SSO) identity provider.
  • User: Create Node

    The User: Create Node adds a new Experience User to a Losant application.
  • User: Delete Node

    The User: Delete Node removes an Experience User from a Losant application.
  • User: Get

    The User: Get Node retrieves one or more Experience Users from a Losant application.
  • User: Update Node

    The User: Update Node updates an existing Experience User within a Losant application.

Logic Nodes

  • Array Node

    The Array Node performs operations against an array-type value on the payload.
  • Base64 Decode Node

    The Base64 Decode Node takes a Base64-encoded string and decodes it as a binary array.
  • Base64 Encode Node

    The Base64 Encode Node takes a string or binary array and encodes it to a Base64 string.
  • CSV: Decode Node

    The CSV: Decode takes a CSV string and decodes it into an object array.
  • CSV: Encode Node

    The CSV: Encode Node takes an object array and encodes it into a CSV string.
  • Conditional Node

    The Conditional Node branches a workflow based on the result of an expression.
  • Date/Time Node

    The Date/Time Node allows for parsing and manipulating dates and timestamps.
  • Delay Node

    The Delay Node pauses a workflow execution for a short period of time.
  • Fast Fourier Transform Node

    The Fast Fourier Transform Node takes an array of data points from one domain and converts it into a frequency representation using a fast Fourier transform algorithm.
  • Function Node

    The Function Node allows execution of arbitrary, user-defined JavaScript.
  • Generate ID Node

    The Generate ID Node creates IDs in UUID, Object ID, or Nano ID format.
  • Geofence Node

    The Geofence Node branches a workflow based on whether a given geographic point is within a defined area.
  • HTML/XML Parser Node

    The HTML/XML Parser Node takes an HTML or XML document string and parses it into a traversable tree.
  • Hash Node

    The Hash Node creates a cryptographic hash through a variety of algorithms.
  • JSON: Decode Node

    The JSON: Decode Node takes a JSON string and parses it into an object.
  • JSON: Encode Node

    The JSON: Encode Node takes an object and converts it into a JSON string.
  • JWT: Create Node

    The JWT: Create Node generates a JSON Web Token from a JSON payload, optional headers, and a secret.
  • JWT: Decode Node

    The JWT: Decode Node takes a JSON Web Token and decodes it to an object.
  • JWT: Verify Node

    The JWT: Verify Node branches a workflow based on whether a provided JSON Web Token is valid.
  • Latch Node

    The Latch Node allows for easy "one-time" branching of a workflow, with the ability to reset the branch condition.
  • Loop Node

    The Loop Node allows for iterating over values on your payload, or for performing a certain operation a set number of times.
  • Math Node

    The Math Node performs expression-based mathematical calculations.
  • Mutate Node

    The Mutate Node modifies, moves, copies, or removes values from a workflow payload.
  • Object Node

    The Object Node performs operations against objects or arrays on the payload.
  • On Change Node

    The On Change Node branches a workflow based on whether a value has changed since previous executions of the workflow.
  • Random Number Node

    The Random Number Node generates a random integer within a range of your choosing.
  • Root Mean Square Node

    The Root Mean Square Node calculates the root mean square (RMS) of an array of numbers.
  • Rust Function Node

    The Rust Function Node allows for execution of user-defined Rust code.
  • String Node

    The String Node allows for manipulating string values.
  • Switch Node

    The Switch Node branches across many different paths based on matching a switch statement against various case values.
  • Throttle Node

    The Throttle Node branches a workflow based on the amount of time that has passed since the last execution of the node.
  • Time Range Node

    The Time Range Node branches based on whether a given timestamp is within a provided time range.
  • Validate Payload Node

    The Validate Payload Node branches a workflow based on whether a given value validates against a provided JSON schema.

Data Nodes

  • AWS S3: Get Node

    The AWS S3: Get Node retrieves a file and its metadata from an Amazon S3 bucket.
  • AWS S3: Put Node

    The AWS S3: Put Node uploads a file into an Amazon S3 bucket.
  • AWS: Lambda Node

    The AWS: Lambda Node executes an AWS Lambda function and optionally returns the result.
  • Access Key: Create Node

    The Access Key: Create Node generates a new Access Key for authenticating against the Losant MQTT Broker.
  • Agent Config: Get Node

    The Agent Config: Get Node retrieves configuration settings for an instance of the Gateway Edge Agent.
  • Agent Config: Set Node

    The Agent Config: Set Node changes configuration settings for an instance of the Gateway Edge Agent.
  • Allen-Bradley: Read Node

    The Allen-Bradley: Read Node reads multiple tags from an Allen-Bradley CompactLogix or ControlLogix programmable logic controller (PLC).
  • Allen-Bradley: Write Node

    The Allen-Bradley: Write Node writes to multiple tags on an Allen-Bradley CompactLogix or ControlLogix programmable logic controller (PLC).
  • Azure Blob: Get Node

    The Azure Blob: Get Node retrieves a file and its metadata from an Azure Blob Storage container.
  • Azure Blob: Put Node

    The Azure Blob: Put Node uploads a file to an Azure Blob Storage container.
  • Azure: Function Node

    The Azure: Function Node executes an Azure Function and optionally returns the result.
  • BACnet: Read Node

    The BACnet: Read Node reads multiple properties across multiple objects from a BACnet device.
  • BACnet: Who-Is Node

    The BACnet: Who-Is Node broadcasts a Who-Is message and awaits I-Am replies from BACnet-compatible devices on a network.
  • BACnet: Write Node

    The BACnet: Write Node writes multiple properties in multiple objects on a BACnet device.
  • Data: Gauge Query Node

    The Data: Gauge Query Node retrieves aggregate state data for a specific attribute across one or more devices.
  • Data: Time Series Node

    The Data: Time Series Node retrieves state data across a time period for a specific attribute across one or more devices.
  • Device: Create Node

    The Device: Create Node adds a new device to a Losant application.
  • Device: Delete Node

    The Device: Delete Node removes one or more devices from a Losant application.
  • Device: Get Node

    The Device: Get Node retrieves one or more devices from a Losant application.
  • Device: Update Node

    The Device: Update Node updates an existing device within a Losant application.
  • Event: Create Node

    The Event: Create Node generates a new event within a Losant application.
  • Event: Delete

    The Event: Delete Node removes one or more events from a Losant application.
  • Event: Get Node

    The Event: Get Node retrieves one or more events from a Losant application.
  • Event: Update Node

    The Event: Update Node updates one or more existing events within a Losant application.
  • FTP: Get Node

    The FTP: Get Node retrieves a file from an FTP or SFTP server.
  • FTP: Put Node

    The FTP: Put Node uploads a file to an FTP or SFTP server.
  • File: Create Node

    The File: Create Node creates a file within a Losant application's files.
  • File: Read Node

    The File: Read Node retrieves a file from disk on an Edge Compute Device.
  • File: Write Node

    The File: Write Node writes a file to disk on an Edge Compute Device.
  • GCP Storage: Get Node

    The GCP Storage: Get Node retrieves a file and its metadata from a Google Cloud Storage bucket.
  • GCP Storage: Put Node

    The GCP Storage: Put Node uploads a file to a Google Cloud Storage bucket.
  • GCP: BigQuery Node

    The GCP: BigQuery Node makes requests to a Google BigQuery table.
  • GCP: Function Node

    The GCP: Function Node executes a Google Cloud Function and optionally returns a result.
  • GCP: ML Node

    The GCP: ML Node sends data to Google ML and retrieves predictions based on models in that service.
  • HTTP Node

    The HTTP Node makes arbitrary HTTP requests to third-party services.
  • Losant API Node

    The Losant API Node makes application-scoped requests against the Losant API.
  • Modbus: Read Node

    The Modbus: Read Node reads multiple registers from Modbus-enabled PLCs.
  • Modbus: Write Node

    The Modbus: Write Node writes to multiple registers on Modbus-enabled PLCs.
  • MongoDB Node

    The MongoDB Node runs queries against a MongoDB database.
  • OPC UA: Browse Node

    The OPC UA: Browse Node allows for browsing node folders on an OPC UA Server.
  • OPC UA: Call Node

    The OPC UA: Call Node calls a method on an object within an OPC UA Server and connected programmable logic controller (PLC).
  • OPC UA: Read Node

    The OPC UA: Read Node retrieves multiple node values from an OPC UA Server and connected programmable logic controller (PLC).
  • OPC UA: Write Node

    The OPC UA: Write Node writes multiple node values to an OPC UA Server and connected programmable logic controller (PLC).
  • Peripheral: Get Node

    The Peripheral: Get Node retrieves one or more of an Edge Compute Device's associated Peripheral Devices.
  • Redis Node

    The Redis Node queries or updates values in a Redis database.
  • Registered Function Node

    The Registered Function Node invokes a registered function defined on an Embedded Device.
  • Run Executable Node

    The Run Executable Node runs a script or process locally on an Edge Compute Device.
  • SNMP: Get Subtree Node

    The SNMP: Get Subtree Node reads values beneath a root OID on an SNMP device.
  • SNMP: Read Node

    The SNMP: Read Node reads values from multiple OIDs on an SNMP device.
  • SNMP: Write Node

    The SNMP: Write Node writes values to one or more OIDs on an SNMP device.
  • SQL Node

    The SQL Node queries or updates values in an SQL database.
  • Salesforce Cases Node

    The Salesforce Cases Node accesses the Salesforce Service Cloud to create, read, update, or delete cases in their CRM platform.
  • Serial Write Node

    The Serial Write Node writes values to a specified serial port.
  • ServiceNow Node

    The ServiceNow Node create, updates, and retrieves records from tables in the ServiceNow platform.
  • Storage: Get Value Node

    The Storage: Get Value Node retrieves a value set by a Storage: Set Value Node in a previous workflow execution.
  • Storage: Set Value Node

    The Storage: Set Value Node stores a value for use in a subsequent workflow execution.
  • Table: Delete Rows Node

    The Table: Delete Rows Node deletes one or more rows from a Losant Data Table.
  • Table: Get Rows Node

    The Data Table: Get Rows Node retrieves one or more rows from a Losant Data Table.
  • Table: Insert Row Node

    The Data Table: Insert Row Node adds a new row to a Losant Data Table.
  • Table: Update Row Node

    The Table: Update Row Node updates an existing row in a Losant Data Table.
  • TensorFlow: Predict Node

    The TensorFlow: Predict Node makes predictions against a pretrained TensorFlow model that has been loaded onto an Edge Compute Device.

Output Nodes

  • Amazon SQS Node

    The Amazon SQS Node publishes a message to a Losant Amazon SQS integration.
  • Azure Event Hubs Node

    The Azure Event Hubs Node publishes a message to a Losant Azure Event Hubs integration.
  • Debug Node

    The Debug Node prints out the current payload and execution timing info at the point of invocation within a workflow run.
  • Device: Command Node

    The Device: Command Node sends a command to one or more devices connected to the Losant MQTT Broker.
  • Device: State Node

    The Device: State Node records telemetry data as attributes for a device.
  • Email Node

    The Email Node sends an email to one or more users through Losant's provided email delivery.
  • Endpoint Reply Node

    The Endpoint Reply Node sends a response to an Experience Endpoint HTTP request.
  • GCP Pub/Sub Node

    The GCP (Google Cloud Platform) Pub/Sub Node publishes a message to a Losant Google Pub/Sub integration.
  • HTTP Node

    The HTTP Node makes arbitrary HTTP requests to third-party services.
  • HTTP Response Node

    The HTTP Response Node sends a response to an HTTP request received by an Edge Compute Device's local web server.
  • MQTT Node

    The MQTT Node publishes a message to the Losant MQTT Broker, the Gateway Edge Agent Broker, or an MQTT integration.
  • Notebook: Execute Node

    The Notebook: Execute Node initiates an execution of a Losant Notebook.
  • Particle Call Node

    The Particle Call Node invokes a remote function on a device through a Losant Particle integration.
  • SMS Node

    The SMS Node sends an SMS message through Losant's provided SMS delivery service.
  • SendGrid Node

    The SendGrid Node sends emails through a given SendGrid account.
  • Slack Node

    The Slack Node sends messages to a given channel within a Slack workspace.
  • Tweet Node

    The Tweet Node posts a tweet using the provided Twitter application and account.
  • Twilio Node

    The Twilio Node sends SMS messages using the configured Twilio account.
  • UDP Send Node

    The UDP Send Node sends a UDP datagram to a given address and port.
  • Webhook Reply Node

    The Webhook Reply Node sends a response to an HTTP request received by a Losant Webhook.
  • Workflow Trigger Node

    The Workflow Trigger Node invokes another workflow execution with a custom payload.

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