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Connection to a Meter through a 3rd party gateway device using ION Setup

Published date: 13 March 2020

Issue
User wishes to connect to a meter through a 3rd party gateway device using ION Setup.

Product Line
3rd Party Ethernet Gateway
ION meters

Environment
ION Setup

Resolution
The following steps outline the procedure for connecting to a meter through a 3rd party gateway device using ION Setup:

  1. Start up ION Setup in Network mode (i.e. the "Single ION Device Configuration Mode" should be unchecked when logging in).
  2. Right click on the <COMPUTER_NAME> and select Insert Item.
  3. Select Site and click OK.
  4. For the Comm Link, select Ethernet and for the Link Type, select Ethergate connection.
  5. Under the Remote Info tab, set the IP Address and IP Port to that of the 3rd party gateway device.
  6. Right click on the newly created gateway and select Insert Item.
  7. Select Meter and click OK.
  8. Select the appropriate meter Type and enter the proper Unit ID for the meter.

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