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How to add an ERT Smart Energy Bridge to a Digi ConnectPort X2 SE or X2e SE Coordinator for Viewing Meter Readings

Hardware/Internet Set Up:


 
Connect the ConnectPort X2 SE or X2e SE unit to your network router or Ethernet HUB using the provided blue Ethernet cable for Ethernet connectivity.

Plug in the power adapter to power on the unit.

The device will require a DHCP served IP address. Most network routers are automatically configured to serve up IP addresses using DHCP by default. Otherwise, a DHCP server will need to be configured in order for the unit to gain internet access.

The unit will communicate over port 3197, this port will need to be opened up on any corporate firewalls or routers.

Create/login to a Device Cloud Account:


1. Go to www.etherios.com.
2. Log into your Device Cloud account:
               a. If you are a new user, click the Free Trial button and sign up for a free30-day Device Cloud account. You can upgrade at any time.
               b. if you are an existing user, click the Login button, then select the U.S. or Europe Device Cloud and enter your logincredentials.
 
3. Navigate to the Device Management menu tab.

1. Click the Add Devices button
2. Click on the Discover button to discover gateways on the local LAN/Network or to manually add the gateway,enter in the MAC address and click Add.  Example MAC address format:
 
00409D:XXXXXX
 
Where XXXXXX represents the last 6 digits of your Device MAC address.

(c) To form/provision a Smart Energy Network, login to https://digi-se.appspot.com using your Device Cloud credentials.

1. Navigate to the Debug menu tab.
2. Select the desired gateway from the drop down box
3. Select the RPC_ZigBee_Interface menu to the left, followed by add_device.  Fill in the appropriate EUI 64 address and installation code for the device to join and click Execute.  More details on adding devices can be found here: https://digi-se.appspot.com/edocs/getting_started/adddevices.html
 
(d) For viewing readings/data, navigate to the Network -> In-Home Display or Network-> Tree menu items.

Troubleshooting:

If your Gateway is not found, the following troubleshooting article may prove helpful:

I've added my Digi ConnectPort X or ERT/Ethernet Gateway to the Device Cloud by Etherios, but it still shows as disconnected. How do I troubleshoot and fix this issue?

LED Activity:

ERT and ERT Smart Energy Bridge Status LED

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