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HOW TO: Join Smart Energy Devices to a Digi ConnectPort X2 Smart Energy or ConnectPort X2e Smart Energy Coordinator 

Networking considerations:


Configuring WiFi and Cellular Networks, and Static IP addresses on Digi ConnectPort X2e SE Smart Energy Gateways

 
1. 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.

2. Plug in the power adapter to power on the unit.

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 login credentials.
 
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

XBee

        ConnectPort X2e SE as Coordinator

Note: XBee and Network LEDs remain dark during the initial boot of the device. All diagnosis related to these LEDs must be done after the device has been running for at least 60 seconds.



Color and blink pattern Description
Solid green The XBee RF module has not started a network.
Blinking green The XBee RF module has started a network.

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