This tutorial will show you how to get started with your WisGate Edge gateway and how it can be utilized by itself. It will showcase the connection to The Things NetworkTM. We will go through the local and online setup.
The goals of this article are:
The package includes:
The device can be supplied from 37 to 57 VDC with a PoE or with a Solar panel (12 VDC). You can supply it through the Solar Panel cable (12V cable) or with an ethernet cable with PoE.
In case of the PoE, you can use the PoE Injector included with the kit by connecting your LAN to the
port and the
port to the Gateway.
There are different ways to access the WisGate:
Once you got the IP of your Gateway you can type it in your browser to access the dashboard.
The first time you attempt to login it will require you to set up the password of your dashboard, set your password, click set password and save it.
Once the password is set, you will now be able to see and interact with the dashboard panel.
The Wi-Fi Access Point that is running, by default it is open, we recommend you to set a password with WPA2-PSK encryption to secure your device, you can do that by accessing the Wi-Fi settings going to network > LAN > Wi-Fi > Settings
Go to https://cloud.thethings.network and pick your region's cluster, in our case we pick Europe.
Now chose the gateway button.
It will open the Gateways page, click the create gateway button
Fill the required forms.
Fill the information:
Click the "Create gateway" button at the end of the page.
You will see the new gateway added to your list.
Access to the Network configuration by clicking on its button.
On the configuration tab select the work mode to "Basic station"
Then at the "Basic station server setup" section pick the "LNS Server" as a type.
Fill the Server URL with
(for EU) and the port
The authentication Mode "TLS Server & Client token Authentication"
Choose the file with the certificates that you can download from here
And the client token that you can get inside the TTN Gateway's dashboard panel.
Click the API key on the top right and create a new one.
Set the "Rights" to individual ones and chose the "Link as gateway to a Gateway Server for traffic exchange"
Then paste it on the WisGate dashboard form as
Click "Save changes".
After finishing the setup you could see the Gateway status being "Connected"
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