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Bricked Ethernet gateway

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  1. DPeterson avatar
    DPeterson
    7 posts
    Registered:
    03 Mar 2015
    15 Apr 2015
    I bricked my Ethernet Gateway it won't show up on my network anymore, what can I do?  
  2. vreinhardt avatar
    vreinhardt
    53 posts
    Registered:
    08 Jul 2014
    15 Apr 2015 in reply to DPeterson
    Hi Meshed Potatoes,

    There are two recovery mechanisms (1) Telnet and (2) Ethernet.

    We will be releasing a document that explain the gateway recovery procedure.  For now I will send you the document to the email you registered with at MeshConnect.

    Here is the Telnet Procedure:

    Get a Telnet Client (In the future our MeshWorks GUI will have Telnet built in).
    Download a Telnet client of your choice (We use Tera Term):

    Setup a Static IP Address:
    One way to do this on Windows 7/8 machines is to press the Windows key and type "Network
    connections"
    Select view network connections
    Right click on your Local Area Connection and select properties ‐> Internet Protocol Version 4(TCP/IPv4)
    Type an IP address in the 192.168.1.x range, the gateway is on 192.168.1.235.
    For example I'm using 192.168.1.10, with a default subnet mask of 255.255.255.0

    Power Down the MeshWorks Gateway:
    Power down the MeshWorks Gateway by removing the power jack.
    Put the MeshWorks Gateway into recovery mode:
    While holding the MeshWorks blue button down reconnect the power jack.

    Start a Telnet Session:
    Open TeraTerm and open a new TeraTerm session (Alt‐N).
    Select TCP/IP and Telnet and enter the IP address as 192.168.1.235
    Press Enter and you should see a Welcome Message and a Password prompt

    Enable Local Echo:
    Setup ‐> Terminal
    Turn on local echo so you can see what you are typing.

    Gain Access to the Gateway:
    Type the password: Monty

    Manually Enter two lines for the Mesh Network to Form:
    From here you should be able to issue the following commands, this will not be easy since console traffic will be issuing to the module:
    [This is an optional command to suspend all scripts]
    remote script pause fffd
    script new
    celPy.ApplicationName = “MeshWorks”
    script append
    celPy.DeviceName = “Gateway”
    script restart
    Check to see you Gateway is connected using the MeshWorks GUI:
    Your Gateway should now be connected. You should be able to connect to remote devices using the
    MeshWorks123 password and update the gateway.py script as before.

    Regards,

    VR
    Last modified on 16 Apr 2015 14:04 by vreinhardt