Connecting to ChirpStack
ChirpStack provides open-source components for LoRaWAN networks. Together they form a ready-to-use solution including an user-friendly web-interface for device management and APIs for integration.
1.1 Add Gateway
- Step 1: Login into the ChirpStack Application Server.
The default credentials are:Username: admin;Password: admin
Note:If you have not yet connected your ChirpStack Application Server instance with a ChirpStack Network Server instance, you need do this first. See Network servers. Also you need connect the organization with the network-server by creating a Service profile.
- Step 2: Add gateway
Navigate to Gateways > Add gateway
Gateway name: A name of your gateway
Gateway EUI: Gateway EUI can be found on the device label or Local Console
1.2 Add Device
- Step 1: Add device profile
Before you can add your device to ChirpStack, you have to create a Device-profile if you haven't done this already.
Navigate to Device profile> Add device profile
Name: A name of your deivce profile
Region:Select the Region plan according to your gateway.
MAC version: LoRaWAN 1.0.3
Regional parameters revision: A
ADR algorithm: Default ADR algorithm( LoRa only)
Note: Select MAC version/Regional parameters revision/ADR algorithm according to your device. For details, please refer to:https://lora-alliance.org/resource\_hub/
- Step 2: Add device
Navigate to Application > Add Application
Click the application to which you want to add your device. Under the Devices tab, click Add device
Name: A name of your device
Device EUI: Device EUI can be found on the device label or SenseCAP Mate APP
Device profile: Choose the device profile we create in 1.2 step1.
Gateway ConfigurationConfigure the gateway via the Web UI,please check the Quick Start to log into Local Console first.
- Step 1: LoRa Network Settings
Navigate to LoRa > LoRa Network
Mode: Packet Forward
Packet Forwarder Settings:
Gateway EUI: It will automatically get the EUI of the connected gateway
Server Address: Your ChirpStack Server address
Server Port(Up/Down): 1700
Other settings can be left as default, or can be changed to suit your requirements.
- Step 2: Channel Plan Settings
Navigate to LoRa > Channel Plan
Select the Region and Frequency plan according to the actual choice.
After setting, click Save&Apply
- Gateway data
Navigate to Gateways, choose the gateway you want to check
- Device data
After adding your LoRaWAN device to ChirpStack, validate that your device is able activate (in case of OTAA) and send data.
Navigate to Applications > Devices, choose the device you want to check