Take Ownership USB Drive Function

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Take Ownership USB Drive Function

The "Take Ownership" process converts a unowned EST Unit to an owned EST Unit. This means the EST Unit is marked, both locally and in Athena's cloud network, as being owned by a specific At Home or Club user. Additionally, the EST Unit's certificate and configuration files are downloaded allowing it to run.

The Take Ownership process has to run for all EST Units before they are ready to be used. There are three reasons why a EST Unit would need to have the Take Ownership process execute:

Recently purchased and not yet configured.

Factory reset.

The SD card had to be replaced.

Constructing a AthenaPreOwned File

Constructing an AthenaPreOwned JSON file is simple. Athena At Home users may do so through our website. Athena for Clubs users may do so through Orion.

Constructing an AthenaPreOwned JSON File as an Athena At Home User

 

Constructing an AthenaPreOwned JSON Files as an Orion User

 

File Structure for Take Ownership USB Drive Function

The Take Ownership USB Drive Function requires only one file in the root of the USB drive, AthenaPreOwned.json.

USB Drive (E:)/
├── AthenaPreOwned.json

 

Other files may exist on the USB Drive, but they will be ignored.

AthenaPreOwned File

The AthenaPreOwned is a JSON formatted text file. It's structure is the following:

 {

    "Networks":{

        "Primary":{

            "ssid": "",

            "psk": ""

        },

        "Secondary":{

            "ssid": "",

            "psk": ""

        }

    },

    "Capabilities":{

        "IoTHost": ""

    },

    "SharedKey": "",

    "OwnerId": "",

    "GreenGrassGroup": "",

    "TimeZone": "EDT",

    "CreateLockFile": false,

    "PiUserPassword": ""

}