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Activate a Gateway Device

When the profile is created, the device still needs to be added.

  • Choose Settings > Devices
  • Enter a name and add the Gateway Profile to the device
  • Choose the correct time zone

The Gateway

When installing the Gateway make sure to place it in an open room, refrain from placing it in a confined space. The Gateway has a reach up to 40 meters, however, walls and other disruptions (from devices) can reduce this distance. It is able to connect to a maximum of 100 Connects.

There are two ways to activate the gateway, using the serial number & installation code or use the activation code. The first option will require to check the back of the gateway. When the gateway has been installed in a hard to reach place the second option can be used to get the activation code remotely.

  • Both the serial number & installation code can be found on the back of the gateway
  • The serial number contains 16 characters (S/N : 0000 0000 0000 000A)
  • The installation code contains 20 characters (Inst code: XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX XXXX)
  • When both numbers are entered press Save continue

  • Use a tool (like ipscan) to find the IP address of the gateway
  • Access the gateway by entering the IP and port number 8080: 192.168.0.1:8080
  • Under the action header click on Show settings
  • The Activation code will be shown in a table with a Value in the second column
  • Enter the Value in the portal to activate the gateway

It can take up to 2-5 minutes before the Gateway is activated after entering the codes. Note that it needs to be connected to the platform and NTP time synchronisation is enabled.

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When the gateway is connected and activated it will be displayed in green text and the status will be shown on the device page.

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