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How to configure network setting for XP-M1000i controller?
Author: Microengine Views: 20975 Created: 01-12-2014 04:00 PM 0 Rating/ Voters

This article contains steps to setup the network connection for XP-M1000i controller. The communication shall up between the controller and the xPortal software after completed this setup.

Applies To:

  • XP-M1000i
  • Software xPortal2005 v1.3, xPortalNet, xPortal3000     
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There are several steps to be done to setup the network connection for XP-M1000i controller.

  1. Wiring Connection
    1. Please check the wiring connection.
    2. Please plug in the network cable at the network socket on the board.

  2. Available IP Address
    1. Please check the controller's IP Address is unique.

  3. Web Diagnostics
    1. Please configure the network setup.

  4. Server Configuration
    1. Please configure the connection, controller and door setup.
    2. Observe the device status upon finish the configuration.

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    Please follow the following steps to configure the network connection for XP-M1000i controller:

    Wiring Connection

    1. Please connect the wiring connection correctly. See small Wiring connection diagram for XP-M1000i.
    2. Please plug in the network cable at the network socket on the board. 
      1. The Yellow LED at network cable should be blinking upon controller's power up.

    3. Please open the Test Mode (JP6) jumper (If the JP6 jumper is in shorted/ closed condition).
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    Available IP Address
    To be assigned as Controller’s IP Address.

    1. Please check the available IP Address from the network using Command Prompt.
    2. User can use command "Ping" to check the IP Address is in used/ not in used by other device. 

      1. Run Command Prompt window from the Start Menu
      2. Type ping followed by IP Address that you wish to assign to the controller › Press Enter.



      3. If the ping reply is "Destination host unreachable", the IP Address is available to use. 
      4. Otherwise, please use another IP Address.

    3. Please get the Server IP AddressSubnet Mask and Gateway from Server PC’s configuration.

      1. On Server PC, please run Command Prompt window from the Start Menu
      2. Type ipconfig › Press Enter.


        The information highlighted in the red box will be use on the Network Configuration from the small Web Diagnostics.



    Web Diagnostics

    1. Login to Controller Web Diagnostic.
    2. Open browser and type http://192.168.1.10 (Default IP Address) in the address box.
    3. Key in the default username and password to login.
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    4. The following windows will be shown:


    5. To configure the controller's IP Address, open Network Settings. Go to Configuration › Network.


    6. Please set the network setting accordingly.
      1. IP Address: IP Address set for the controller.
        *The IP Address must be unique. It shall not be occupied by other device on the same network.

      2. Subnet Mask: Similar to Server PC’s Subnet Mask.
      3. Gateway: Similar to Server PC’s Default Gateway.
      4. Server IP Address: IP Address where the xPortal Server is located.

    7. Click Save Setting to confirm and save the changes.


    Server Configuration
    Login to xPortal Server and configure server setup accordingly.

    Connection Setup

    1. Open Connection Setup. Go to Server Admin › Connection Setup.
    2. Please add new connection as shown below.

       The Remote IP Address is the controller's IP Address.
    3. Click OK to confirm and save changes.

    Controller Setup

    1. Open Controller Setup. Go to Server Admin › System Device Setup › Controller.
    2. Please add new controller as shown below. 
      1. Connection: Connection created from the small Connection Setup
      2. Model No: XP-M1000i
      3. Network Type: LAN (MV25)/ LAN (Built-In)


    3. Click OK to confirm and save changes.

    Door Setup

    1. Open Door Setup. Go to Server Admin › System Device Setup › Door.
    2. Please add new door as shown below. 
    3. Please set Unit No to 0 as this is a single door controller. User can add 1 door only (Entry & Exit).


    4. Click OK to confirm and save changes.

    Device List

    1. The software will be reloaded after saving each setup. 
    2. After finish configuring the setup, please observe the Device List
    3. The controller and door status should already "Up".



    4. Finished.
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