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HOW TO: Change a ConnectPort X2e Smart Energy Coordinator Gateway to a Router Gateway and Vice Versa

HOW TO: Change a ConnectPort X2e Smart Energy Coordinator Gateway to a Router Gateway and Vice Versa

With the ConnectPort X2e Smart Energy gateways, the role of these gateways can be changed by issuing an AT command:

 

ATCE=1  -This will change the role of the Gateway to a Smart Energy Coordinator/Trust Center. 
ATCE=0  -This will change the role of the Gateway to a Router.

 

These values can be changed using the demonstration application by navigating to:  digi-se.appspot.com.  Select the applicable Device Cloud entry from the Serverdrop down.  Login using your Digi Device Cloud username and password credentials.

 

Once logged in, select the desired gateway ID in the Gateway drop down box near the top of the screen.  Next, select Debug Console.  From the menus to the left, select RPC_ZigBee_Interface.  Scroll down in the RPC_ZigBee_Interface menu and click on the xbee_AT entry.

 

Replace the applicable commands shown below in the  Input section and click Execute to apply the command.

AT Commands

Set to Coordinator/Trust Center:

<xbee_AT synchronous="true">
  <command type="string">CE</command>
<value>1</value>
</xbee_AT>

Write setting:

<xbee_AT synchronous="true">
  <command type="string">WR</command>
</xbee_AT>

Set to Router/IPD:

<xbee_AT synchronous="true">
  <command type="string">CE</command>
<value>0</value>
</xbee_AT>

Write setting:

<xbee_AT synchronous="true">
  <command type="string">WR</command>
</xbee_AT>

Force the gateway to leave the network:

<leave_network synchronous="true">
</leave_network>

 

Reboot the gateway for the changes to take effect.

Note:  If the gateway was converted to a router, it will show up with a role of "unknown" in the Device Cloud XBee Networks section until it is successfully joined with a Coordinator/Trust Center.
Last updated: Aug 08, 2017

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