This Article will provide information on how to get a SiteManager back online if internet for some reason is gone. These are some examples on how that can be achieved.
Scenario - you are onsite and the SiteManager have lost internet connection for some reason.
Connect via Mobile Broadband
Any sort of Mobile Broadband (2G/3G/4G) device like Mobile Phone, Tablet, Laptop with GSM Modem.
A Laptop with Ethernet port
SiteManager on DHCP Mode
Connect via mobile broadband
1. Create Mobile Hotspot on mobile phone/tablet or just via USB Modem on a laptop.
2. Connect PC to hotspot
3. Open up Network and sharing Centre (Control Panel). Bridge the WI-FI adapter with Ethernet adapter in order to give Ethernet port internet access. Mark the 2 adapters and right-click.
4. Connect Ethernet cable to Uplink
5. Uplink on SiteManager need to be on DHCP mode when connecting. After that you can set a static IP on the new IP range.
Using default Wifi settings-
Uplink 2 settings SSID and WIFI key are not in use.
Mobile Phone or Tablet acting as a Hotspot.
By default – Without any configuration – The SiteManager will attempt to connect to: SSID: sitemanager KEY: Serial number of the SiteManager, using lowercase and no separators (colon, dots, etc). This makes it easy to configure – Create a hotspot on your phone and start configuring the SiteManager”
1. Create Mobile Hotspot with the name "sitemanager" and the serial number as password, example 00c0a200a288
2. SiteManager will by default try to access any WIFI with the name "sitemanager" if the SSID and WIFI key are not configured as picture below
3. After connection it will looks like this