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[paho-dev] Re - Unable to push MQTT message

I am facing a very strange issue. I am working on a DIY project of home automation using MQTT + Python. I have hosted my code on Digital ocean and using UFW i have allowed traffic on 1883 port (MQTT broker port). I am running a copy of the code on my local machine in which i am calling aÂfunction xÂfrom a python file which takeÂtopicÂandÂpayloadÂas a argument and push theÂtopic + payloadÂto aÂMQTTÂbroker. This happen successfully and even i get theÂmidÂof the published message. Below is the code which i am using

import paho.mqtt.client as paho
import time

def on_publish(client, userdata, mid):
    print("mid: "+str(mid))

client = paho.Client()
client.
client.connect("broker.mqttdashboard.com", 1883)
client.loop_start()



def my_mqtt_publish(topic, payload):
    try:
        (rc, mid) = client.publish(topic, payload, qos=2)
        time.sleep(1)
        print "going to publish topic and i am in the other module"
        print "going to publish topic : {0} and payload {1}".format(topic,payload)
    except Exception as e:
        print e.args, e.message

Also when i run a subscriber code on the digital ocean, i am able to get the message.

Now when i run the same publishing code on digital ocean, i don't get

  1. The MID of the published message .
  2. Also when i run subscriber code on my local machine, i don't get any message.
  3. Also when i run a test code on the digital ocean and the corresponding subscriber code on the local machine, i get the message. Below is my test code

    import paho.mqtt.client as paho
    import time
    
    def on_publish(client, userdata, mid):
       print("mid: "+str(mid))
    
    client = paho.Client()
    client.
    client.connect("broker.mqttdashboard.com", 1883)
    client.loop_start()
    
    
    
    def my_mqtt_publish():
    try:
        client.publish( "message/msg", "A", qos=1)
        print "going to publish topic : {0} and payload {1}".format(" message/msg","A")
    except Exception as e:
        print e.args, e.message
    
    if __name__ == "__main__":
            while 1:
                my_mqtt_publish()
                time.sleep(5)
    

I am really clueless what am i missing here in the code and really feel akward to ask this kind of question where everything is infront of my eyes and i am not able to find the problem.


With regards.
ShailendraÂSingh
+91-9910908382


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