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Connect ME UDP auto-response

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I hava a Digi Connect ME with such firmware:
Firmware Version: (Version 82000856_F6 07/21/2006) Boot Version: (release_82000866_C) POST Version:1.1.3 (release_82000867_G)

Is there a possiblity (with newer firmware mabe) to have the digi respond directly to UDP requests without the need to explicitly specify the destination hosts? Just like in the client-server mode with sending PC being the client: request and response on the same socket.
asked Sep 14, 2012 in Plug N' Play by ratel New to the Community (1 point)
recategorized Dec 4, 2013 by tuxembb

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Hi Ratel,

Try the newest ME firmware:

Are you sure you need to define destination hosts? I seem to remember that the ME firmware will remember the address of the last received UDP packet and will forward to that address.

answered Sep 14, 2012 by kjensen8 Veteran of the Digi Community (653 points)
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Thanks for the reply,

We have 2 different appliances with the mentioned digi (with the same firmware). And both, when placed in the UDP sockets mode, behave exactly the same. That is - you need to specify the receivers list with respective ports.

Regarding the firmware upgrade: when flashing the POST firmware I think I killed one of my devices. I flashed it with this one: http://ftp1.digi.com/support/firmware/82001229_F.bin and it is signalling the green led, even with eth. cable disconnected, in such manner: 6-3-4 (6 meaning 6 consecutive quick blinks).

answered Sep 25, 2012 by ratel New to the Community (1 point)
as you can see from: http://www.digi.com/support/productdetail?pid=2466
82001229_F.bin is a EOS firmware meant for a module with 4MB flash.
There is a note to update the POST firmware first!

The standard module DC-ME-01T-S PN(1P): 50000878-01 has only 2MB flash. The 82001229_F.bin EOS firmware will not run on modules with 2MB flash only. There is a recovery procedure (presumed the boot loader is still intact): http://www.digi.com/support/kbase/kbaseresultdetl?id=804 >