Description

Loriot provides feature-rich and instantly accessible community Network Servers hosted across the world. This article describes how to connect Milesight LoRaWAN® Gateway to Loriot. You can also refer to below video tutorial to know the steps:



Requirement

Milesight Gateway: UG56, UG6X or UG8X


Configuration

There are two ways to connect gateway to Loriot, one is connecting via Loriot packet forwarder, another one is connecting via Semtech UDP packet forwarder.

If there is no Loriot option on your gateway web GUI, please follow the second way to connect it to Loriot. 

Connect via Loriot Packet Forwarder

Suitable Model: UG65 and UG67 (firmware version 60.0.0.36-r13 and later)

  1. Make sure that your gateway can connect to the Internet successfully.
  2. Go to Packet Forward -> General on gateway’s Web GUI, disable Embedded Network Server, create a new destination, and choose Loriot. The uplink port and downlink port will be changed to 1780 automatically.
  3. Input Server Address according to your Loriot account, in this example, take ap4pro.loriot.io as an example.
  4. Change Gateway ID, replace the FFFE with FFFF in the middle.
  5. Login you Loriot account, go to Dashboard -> Networks, click +Add Gateway to create a new network.
  6. Select Milesight UG6X Series or UG8X Series gateway according to the gateway’s model from the homepage.
  7. Remove the FFFF in the Gateway ID and add colon mark. For example, to change the previous ID 24E124FFFFF0DE07 to 24:E1:24:F0:DE:07, and input it as eth0 MAC address.
  8. Select frequency to match your gateway.
  9. Check connect status.

Connect via Semtech UDP Packet Forwarder

  1. Make sure that your gateway can connect to the Internet successfully.
  2. Go to Packet Forwarder->General, disable Embedded NS and create a new Destination. 
  3. Set the type as Semtech, select custom option and input the Server Address according to your Loriot account(Take “ap4pro.loriot.io” as example), set the Port Up and Port Down to 1780, then click Save.
  4. Change Gateway ID, replace FFFE with FFFF in the middle, then click Save&Apply.
  5. Login your Loriot account, go to Dashboard->Networks, choose one Network in your account and then click + Add Gateway.
  6. Select UG6x Series or UG8x Series gateway according to your gateway’s model from the main interface.
  7.   Remove the FFFF in the Gateway ID and add colon mark. For example, to change the previous ID 24E124FFFFF5408E to 24:E1:24:F5:40:8E, and input it as eth0 MAC address.
  8. After registering the gateway successfully, select the frequency and band to match your gateway. 
  9. Check the status on the same page. If the gateway connects to Loriot successfully, it will show Connected in green. 

 

 

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