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Installation on GL.iNET router

Router Setup

  1. Plug in the power cable.

  2. Connect GLiNET to the network using the WAN port.

  3. Connect a local device (laptop or desktop) to the GLiNET using one of the two methods:

    1. Ethernet into the LAN port.

    2. WiFi using GL.iNET access point “GL-MT300N-…”

  4. Connect to router @ http://192.168.8.1 in a browser.

  5. Follow the instructions in the browser.
    a. Choose your preferred language.

    b. Set password.

  6. Verify the firmware version that the GL.iNET device has installed by navigating to http://192.168.8.1/#/upgrade.
    The version that should be installed is 4.3.11.
    You can upgrade your device to version 4.3.11 by downloading the firmware from GL.iNET’s firmware directory and performing a local upgrade.

  7. Navigate to Network > Network Mode and set the router to Access Point mode and click apply.

  8. You should be able to access the router from within your network and no longer need to connect to it directly.

  9. Verify that the device has internet access by using the device’s network diagnostics
    http://GLINET-IP/cgi-bin/luci/admin/network/diagnostics

Goodcloud Setup

  1. Navigate to APPLICATIONS > GoodCloud on the GLiNET Web page.

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  2. Enable GoodCloud, Enable Remote SSH, Enable Remote Web Access, Set data server.
    Then agree to the Terms of Service and click Apply.

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  3. Copy and send Device info from this page to the VXG team.

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    • Device ID

    • Device MAC

    • Device S/N

Gateway Installation

Download the Gateway Package for GL.iNET.

  1. Navigate to the software page of the Luci interface.
    http://GLiNET-IP/cgi-bin/luci/admin/system/opkg

  2. Make sure to update your package list before installing the Uplink Packages.

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  3. Upload and install the uplink-gateway_<VERSION>_mipsel_24kc.ipk package from the downloaded GLiNET package.

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  4. Upload and install the luci-app-uplink-gateway_<VERSION>_all.ipk package from the downloaded GLiNET package.

  5. Re-login to the Luci interface.

Adding Gateway to Cloud VMS

  1. Add GL.iNET router as Uplink Camera to VMS Platform using GL.iNET server’s serial number and MAC Address.

The serial number and MAC address can be found on the back of the GL.iNET router

Adding Cameras to GL.iNET Gateway

  1. Add Uplink Cameras to your Cloud VMS platform for each camera you are going to connect through the GL.iNET bridge. You’ll need the following information for each camera:

    1. Camera username.

    2. Camera password.

    3. Camera serial number (should be printed on a camera)

    4. Camera MAC address (should be printed on a camera)

  1. Navigate to the plugin interface: http://<GLINET-IP>/cgi-bin/luci/admin/services/uplink-gateway and then navigate to the Camera Config tab

  2. After adding each camera to Cloud VMS, add the same camera serial number and MAC address into the Camera Form of the plugin’s interface, plus the local IP address of the camera. Make sure to enable each camera you want to add.

    Then scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Save & Apply.
    Note. Default ports for IP Cameras are usually http: 80, rtsp: 554

  3. Then navigate to http://<GLINET-IP>/cgi-bin/luci/admin/services/uplink-gateway and click ‘Start Cameras’ to start the application.

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Troubleshooting

Checking Logs

A key aspect of knowing the cause of an issue is being able to see what is occurring on the device.
The device logs can be accessed at http://<GLiNET-IP>/cgi-bin/luci/admin/status/logs.

Rebooting Gateway Services

All Uplink services can be restarted by navigating to http://<GLiNET-IP>/cgi-bin/luci/admin/services/uplink-gateway/settings and clicking ‘Restart Gateway’

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