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Can't add a device (ConnectPort X2)

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Please help! I can't add my ConnectPort X2 to ConnectWare Manager (CWM). CWM runs on my pc named Computer1 and get an IP adres automatic.

This is the logfile:
Message: Application initiated connection failed with errors: 00000000-00000000-00409DFF-FF37FC68 Error[-5]: Device unreachable since IP Address of the device is not known

Severity: Info
Tag:
Caller Name: DeviceConnecter
Caller Instance: 16d51c0
Caller String: com.digi.dms.DeviceConnecter@16d51c0
Thread: http-8443-Processor1
Date & Time: 2009-04-25 23:55:47.843
Keywords: Application
ID: 1262
Cluster ID:
Server ID: COMPUTER1

This is the System information of the ConnectPort X2:
Model: ConnectPort X2
Ethernet MAC Address: 00:40:9D:37:FC:68

Firmware Version: 2.8.4.7 (Version 82001596_E 03/31/2009)
Boot Version: 1.1.2 (release_82001228_A)
POST Version: 1.1.3 (release_82001229_E)
Product VPD Version: release_82001628_A
Product ID: 0x0056
Hardware Strapping: 0x07BF

CPU Utilization: 6%
Up Time: 21 hours 48 minutes 20 seconds
Date and Time: Thu Jan 1 21:48:20 1970 (based on uptime)
Total Memory: 8192 KB
Used Memory: 5438 KB
Free Memory: 2754 KB
asked Apr 26, 2009 in ConnectWare Manager by Wim New to the Community (6 points)

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6 Answers

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I looked over the document you attached, but an important part of your configuration was missing. Please post what's in your WebUI's Network > Remote Management screen. Also, are you trying to run ConnectWare Manager on a local server, or are you trying to get to the Digi demo Connectware Manager server @ connectware.digi.com?
answered Apr 27, 2009 by Admin Veteran of the Digi Community (732 points)
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I'm trying to run CWM on a local server named Computer1.

By the way, thanx for your rapid reaction!


Message was edited by: Wim
answered Apr 27, 2009 by Wim New to the Community (6 points)
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The first thing I would do is uncheck the boxes under Server-Initiated Management Connection, as you will need to use 1 method or the other. If you are adding a device for the first time, the Client-Initiated Management Connection would be the method to use.

The second thing that comes to mind is the hostname of the PC that has Connectware running on it. Is Computer1 a resolvable hostname by DNS? If not, the CPX2 will not be able to find it by this name. You may need to use the IP of Computer1 instead of the hostname.
answered Apr 27, 2009 by zachh Community Contributor (107 points)
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Zachh, yes, Computer1 is resolvable by DNS. When i'm pinging for Computer1 I'm getting an answer 192.168.1.200
answered Apr 27, 2009 by Wim New to the Community (6 points)
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I have solved the problem! I have a router with an inbuild firewall. I had also the firewall in my WinXP PC enabeld.
Bud, there is an other problem! Now in Connectware Device Management i can see the device, but in Mesh Networks i can't! What do i wrong?
answered Apr 30, 2009 by Wim New to the Community (6 points)
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The screen shot you provided shows the device is disconnected. Typically, this occurs because the CWM server is behind a NAT and the Services redirection URL by default gets set the private IP address and not the public.

This can be fixed by editing the Services destination URL. Server Management->Services tab (see attached).
answered Apr 30, 2009 by support.wizard New to the Community (46 points)
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