Due to iOS restrictions I have to push an event to the cloud at times when I want my Photon offline in order to preserve power and retrieve the data once it is online again. I’ve been diving through the documentation and it seems this is not possible with the current API/feature list.
Could someone confirm that the only way to achieve what I want is to either:
- Have a separate Photon act as a ‘server’ which accepts the data through a Particle.function call and broadcast it further to the ‘client’ Photon once it is online again.
- Use another cloud service to act as a datastore/relay.
Both options would spoil the idea of a IoT cloud for me which I hoped to have with my device. I had hoped the cloud variables were mutable through the API for example and would persist while the Photon is powered down, but that isn’t the case.