How to Uniquely identify Thingworx things?

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I've set up an application key, shape, service, and thing, and am ready to update the thing using REST calls. However, I will have potentially thousands of things of the exact same type, though each with a unique serial number. What I'm unclear on is how I manage this in Thingworx. 

Does the thing identifier account for this, and if so, how? Also, when updating values, how do I specify which 'thing' the updates apply to?

Sep 19, 2018 in IoT (Internet of Things) by Upasana
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No, Thing identifier does not account for uniquely identify things.This is for remote binding devices with thing so that you can access remote properties into a thing.F or identifying things, the name of thing is the only property that is unique and you need to update by name.

I hope I understood your question correctly.

answered Sep 19, 2018 by Annie97
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