DOCA0110EN-06

Access to Link150 Webpages

Supported Web Browsers

Browser

Version with Windows XP

Version with Windows Vista

Version with Windows 7

Internet Explorer

IE 8.0

IE 9.0

IE 10.0

Firefox

15.0

20.0

20.0

Chrome (recommended)

24.0 and later

24.0 and later

24.0 and later

First Access to the Link150 Webpages

The Link150 gateway name should be configured during the first access to the Link150 webpages.

WARNING
POTENTIAL COMPROMISE OF SYSTEM AVAILABILITY, INTEGRITY, AND CONFIDENTIALITY
Change default passwords at first use to help prevent unauthorized access to device settings, controls, and information.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in death, serious injury, or equipment damage.

The procedure to access the Link150 webpages for the first time depends on the operating system of a PC:

  • Windows Vista, Windows 7, or newer operating systems

  • Windows XP or older operating systems

NOTE:
  • The Link150 device has a self-signed security certificate and by default it is in HTTPS enabled mode.Therefore, connecting to the Link150 interface displays a security message. Before accepting, confirm that communication with the Link150 has been established.

  • HTTPS Redirection is enabled by default. It is recommended to leave this setting enabled to secure communications between PC and the Link150 gateway.

First Access Through PC with Windows 7, Windows Vista, or Newer Operating Systems

Step

Action

1

Disconnect the PC from the local area network (LAN) and switch off Wi-Fi if any.

2

Connect an Ethernet cable from the PC to the Link150 gateway or to the Ethernet switch inside the panel.

NOTE: Perform this action when the device goes to fallback ip.

3

Open web browser.

4

Click Network and the Link150-XXYYZZ appears in the list of devices.

NOTE: If the Link150-name is not displayed in the list of devices in Windows Explorer, verify that the PC Link150 are connected through the router.

5

Double-click the selected Link150-XXYYZZ. The login page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE:
  • If the Link150 device is not discovered by the PC, then enter the IP address manually.

  • YY.ZZ are the last 2 bytes of the Link150 MAC address (to be found on the Link150 device side label).

    For example, A Link150 gateway with MAC address 00-B0-D0-86-BB-F7 (hexadecimal) or 0-176-208-134-187-247 (decimal), set the IP address as 169.254.187.247 in the batch file.

6

Enter Administrator as the user name and Gateway as the password. The home page opens in the browser.

NOTE: The user name and password are case-sensitive. The Administrator user name cannot be changed as it is a default user name for administrator role.

7

To change the default password, click Change Password under Administrator user name.

The Password Modification page is displayed.

8

Enter Old Password, Password, and Confirm Password, and then click Apply Changes.

9

To locate the Link150-XXYYZZ, select the Home menu, go to Device Physical Location submenu, and then turn ON the Identify Device toggle key.

The RS485 LED of the selected Link150-XXYYZZ blinks for 15 seconds with 1 s ON and 1 s OFF (test mode).

10

To name the Link150-XXYYZZ, select the Settings menu, go to General submenu, click Identification, go to Device Identification, and then enter Link150-XXYYZZ in User Application Name box and click Apply Changes to set the Link150 gateway name.

11

Write the Link150 name on a blank device name label and stick it on the existing one.

NOTE:
  • Follow the preceding procedure when link150 gateway goes to fallback IP due to duplicate IP detection or due to any other case.

  • XXYYZZ are the last 3 bytes of the MAC address in hexadecimal format.

  • Check the firewall settings if DPWS is not enabled.

First Access Through PC with Windows XP or Older Operating Systems

Step

Action

1

Disconnect your local PC from all networks (LAN) and switch off Wi-Fi if any.

2

Connect an Ethernet cable from the PC to the Link150 gateway.

NOTE: Perform this action when the device goes to fallback ip.

3

Start Internet Explorer 8, Mozilla Firefox 15, Chrome 24 (or later versions).

NOTE: The PC automatically uses the default 169.254.#.# (#=0–255) and the default subnet mask 255.255.0.0.

4

In the address box, type 169.254.YY.ZZ, where YY and ZZ are the last 2 bytes of the Link150 MAC address (found on the Link150 side label), and then press Enter. The home page opens in the browser.

Example: For the Link150 gateway with the MAC address 00-B0-D0-86-BB-F7 or 0-176-208-134-187-247 in decimal, type 169.254.187.247 in the address box.

5

Press Enter, the login page automatically opens in the browser.

6

Enter Administrator as the user name and Gateway as the password. The home page opens in the browser.

NOTE: The user name and password are case-sensitive. The Administrator user name cannot be changed as it is a default user name for administrator role.

7

To change the default password, click Change Password under Administrator user name.

The Password Modification page is displayed.

8

Enter Old Password, Password, and Confirm Password, and then click Apply Changes.

9

To locate the Link150-XXYYZZ, select the Home menu, go to Device Physical Location submenu, and then turn ON the Identify Device toggle key.

The RS485 LED of the selected Link150-XXYYZZ blinks for 15 seconds with 1 s ON and 1 s OFF (test mode).

10

To name the Link150-XXYYZZ, select the Settings menu, go to General submenu, click Identification, go to Device Identification, and then enter Link150-XXYYZZ in User Application Name box and click Apply Changes to set the Link150 gateway name.

11

Write the Link150-name on a blank device name label and stick it on the existing one.

NOTE:
  • Follow the preceding procedure when link150 gateway goes to fallback IP due to duplicate IP detection or due to any other case.

  • XXYYZZ are the last 3 bytes of the MAC address in hexadecimal format.

Access to Webpages

Follow the Network Discovery, Name Browsing, and IP Address Browsing process to access the webpages.

Webpage access depends on the IT infrastructure.

Network Discovery

Follow the below procedure to access the Link150 webpages after the Link150 gateway name has been configured.

Step

Action

1

Connect the Link150 gateway or the Ethernet switch inside the panel to the local area network (LAN).

2

Connect the PC to the local area network (LAN).

3

Click Network. The Link150-name gets displayed in the list of devices.

NOTE: If the Link150-name is not displayed in the list of devices in Windows Explorer. Verify that the PC Link150 are connected through the router.

4

Double-click the Link150-name.The login page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: The preceding procedure is applicable for windows vista, windows 7 or later

Name Browsing

DNS server is mandatory to browse by name. For more details about DNS, refer to DNS.

Step

Action

1

Connect the Link150 gateway or the Ethernet switch inside the panel to the local area network (LAN).

2

Connect the PC to the local area network (LAN).

3

Start the web browser.

4

In the address box, type the Link150-name that is written on the sticker located on the front face of the selected Link150 gateway.

5

Press Enter and the login page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: If the Link150-name does not appear in the list of devices in Windows Explorer. Verify that the PC Link150 are connected through the router.

IP Address Browsing

In IP Address Browsing, IP configuration can be done manually or it gets configured through DHCP or BootP.

Step

Action

1

Connect the Link150 gateway or the Ethernet switch inside the panel to the local area network (LAN).

2

Connect the PC to the local area network (LAN).

3

Start the web browser.

4

In the address box, enter the IP address given by the IT administrator.

5

Press Enter and the login page automatically opens in the browser.

NOTE: If the login page in the web browser does not open or does not display correctly, verify the path. For example: In the Internet Explorer browser, verify that Internet Explorer\Tools\Compatibility View Settings\Display Intranet sites in Compatibility View are checked.
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