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How to establish communication with the Weather MicroServer™


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The MicroServer is configured with the default IP address of 192.168.0.50. If the network scheme of “192.168.0.” does not match your network scheme you will need to temporarily change the network settings of a computer to establish a connection with the MicroServer. Please follow the procedure below to log into your MicroServer via direct connection to a computer:

1. Connect an Ethernet cable from the MicroServer to a computer

2. Change your computer to a static IP address

For Windows 7 Users:

1) Navigate to Control Panel>Network and Sharing Center
2) In the left menu bar, click Change Adapter Settings
3) Double click on Local Area Connection
4) Click Properties
5) Double click on Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4)
6) Select Use the following IP address

Network Setup

3. Enter in the following information:

IP Address: 192.168.0.51
Subnet Mask: 255.255.255.0

Close all dialog boxes by clicking OK

LAN properties

4. Open a web browser (Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer), enter the following in the address bar: 192.168.0.50 and hit [Enter] key

5. Log in using the following credentials:

User Name: admin
Password: admin

6. After logging into the MicroServer click Network Setup

7. Contact your IT department to confirm which numbers to use, including the IP Address, Subnet Mask, Gateway and DNS Server

8. Once the network settings are entered in the MicroServer click Apply Changes

9. Without powering the MicroServer down, connect the MicroServer to your network and then reconnect your computer to the network

10. Revert the computer’s network settings to Obtain an IP address automatically

11. Enter the new IP address of the MicroServer into a web browser

For more information contact Columbia Weather Systems:
(503) 629-0887 or email info@columbiaweather.com

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by Columbia Weather Systems