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Security Considerations for Raspberry Pi in Simulink Online

You can enable communication between the Raspberry Pi® hardware board and Simulink® Online™ over the Internet using your MathWorks® Account credentials. The following Linux® based functions and capabilities of the Simulink Support Package for Raspberry Pi Hardware are intentionally limited in Simulink Online.

FunctionsSimulink Online Support
systemYou can use only the ls command. You cannot use the sudo access.
openShellNot supported.
getFileSpecify a destination in MATLAB® Drive™.
putFileNot supported.
deleteFileYou can delete files only from default working directory /home/matlabrpi.

Security best practices related to the Raspberry Pi include:

  • Change the default user name and password on your Raspberry Pi.

  • Connect only to trusted networks.

  • If you require a wireless connection, connect your Raspberry Pi only to wireless networks with strong encryption.

  • Turn off port forwarding on your router. Consult the manufacturer documentation for instructions.

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