Install this app on the same android device where you are running the AutomationServer that comes with AutomationManager for IoT. Note that AutomationManager is required for this extension app to function.
AutomationOnDrive adds a cloud interface to your AutomationServer by using the Google cloud and servers, and your Drive account - all for free.
Configure it with the name that you would like to use for that AutomationServer location. When asked, select the Google account that you will use for Google Drive access. Note this allows multiple locations.
A file with the location name will be created for you on Google drive. This file contains the current status of your devices as provided by your AutomationServer and posted by AutomationOnDrive.
No router configuration changes or account setup is needed for remote access of your devices. You can now control your devices at that location use either AutomationRemote (configure it with your google account and location name), or with any web browser by visiting https://script.google.com/macros/s/AKfycbyyxsRq2NZ2q2ev4x3Md51JeVyw03b1PD6At-2dkon06ha8gBs/exec after logging in to your google account.
- backup and restore your AutomationServer rules to Google Drive
- log device state changes and insight power use to a Google Drive sheet
Create your own analysis and graphs using the powerful features of Google Sheets.
You and you alone own the Google Drive account, status, and log files, greatly reducing the risk of someone breaking into your devices remotely. As long as you keep your google account secure you are safe from intrusion.