Get Started


This guide assumes that you already know what HERE OTA Connect is and why you should use it. Before you get started, check that this is the right guide for you.

Who this guide is for

This guide is for people who what to get a basic overview of the entire workflow for deploying softwafre updates in OTA Connect.

It shows you the steps that a developer would perform to set up devices. It also shows you the steps that a campaign manager would need to manage software updates.

It doesn’t go into too much detail about the concepts behind OTA Connect or the reasoning behind certain steps. If you’re looking for a more in-depth explanation of how OTA Connect works, try one of the following guides:

Before you start these steps, make sure that you meet the following prerequisites:

  • Access to a Linux-based operating system.

    The more technical steps should work on Mac OS. If you’re a Windows user, you can download a Linux-based software image and install it in on a virtual machine by using a free tool such as Oracle VM VirtualBox.

  • Experience with the Linux-command line.

    This is not essential, but you might run into trouble if you don’t understand what some of the commands in these steps are doing.

  • A login to the OTA Connect Portal

    If you don’t have one yet, you can find out how to get one in the OTA Portal Connect guide.

If those prerequisites look OK to you, feel free to get started.