IAP/MQ is the IAP API based on MQTT version 3.1.1.  MQTT is an ISO standard (ISO/IEC PRF 20922) publish-subscribe-based messaging protocol. It works on top of the TCP/IP protocol. It is a lightweight protocol that is suitable for implementing applications, services, and drivers on a wide range of devices and servers including small code footprint edge devices, edge servers, and cloud hosts. IAP/MQ is used to connect services and drivers within an edge server, and is used to connect edge servers to each other and cloud applications and services.

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For information on the IAP/MQ topic syntax, see IAP/MQ Topic Syntax.