The EdgeX Device Virtual is a device service that simulates devices that generate synthetic readings in various data types and respond to commands.
These are useful when demonstrating EdgeX or executing functional/performance tests without real devices.
The packages for RHEL 8 and RHEL 7 are in each distribution’s respective Extra Packages for Enterprise Linux (EPEL) repository. The instructions for adding this repository diverge slightly between RHEL 8 and RHEL 7, which is why they’re listed separately below.
The EPEL repository can be added to RHEL 8 with the following command: