In order to start work, make sure that the router settings match the following requirements:

  • Network settings of the DE-MG/Metaforsa module match your router settings (default IP address 192.168.1.111/255.255.255.0);
  • IP address of the DE-MG/Metaforsa module is beyond the range of IP addresses, which the DHCP server of your router provides.

If the network settings of the DE-MG/Metaforsa module do not match the settings of your router, it is necessary to take one of the following actions:

  • Change the network settings of the router according to the settings of DE-MG/Metaforsa module;
  • Change the network settings of DE-MG/Metaforsa module using a PC (Ethernet port is required);
  • Change the network settings of DE-MG/Metaforsa module with the help of the router.

Changing the network settings of the router

  1. Go to the ‘Router settings’ page (ZyXEL Keenetic router is used as an example).
  2. Go to the local network settings menu and set the IP address of the router to 192.168.1.1, set the network mask to 255.255.255.0:
  3. Go to the DHCP server Settings section and make sure that the IP address of DE-MG/Metaforsa is not in the range of IP addresses that are shown. Change the settings if necessary:

Changing of DE-MG/Metaforsa network settings with the help of a router

  1. Save the current network settings of the router.
  2. Change the router settings according to the chapter Changing the router network settings, which can be found in this instruction.
  3. Open the DE-MG/Metaforsa module control panel in the browser (http://192.168.1.111/).
  4. Go to the Settings tab -> Network and press the IP Setup button.
  5. In the new window, type the new network settings, according to the default settings of your router. Save them. Examples:
    • IP 192.168.0.111
    • Mask 255.255.255.0
    • GW 192.168.0.1
    • DNS 8.8.8.8

  6. Restore the initial settings of your router.
  7. Check if the settings are correct by opening DE-MG/Metaforsa module control panel, while using a different IP address.

Changing DE-MG/Metaforsa module network settings with the help of a PC

  1. Connect the DE-MG/Metaforsa module directly into the network adapter of your computer.
  2. Open Control Panel and go to the ‘Network and Internet’, then choose ‘Change adapter parameters’ in the left column.
  3. Open the Properties of the appropriate network interface:
  4. In the window that opens, go to the Properties of Internet Protocol Version 4 (TCP/IPv4):

  5. Change the network settings that are shown in the window that opens.
  6. Choose ‘Use the following IP address’ and put in the following settings:
    • IP address 192.168.1.10
    • Subnet mask 255.255.255.0
    • Default gateway (leave empty)

  7. Choose ‘Use the following DNS server addresses’ and use the following settings:
    • Preferred DNS server 8.8.8.8
    • Alternate DNS server (leave empty)

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  8. Apply the settings that are shown.
  9. Open DE-MG/Metaforsa module control panel in the browser (http://192.168.1.111/).
  10. Go to Settings -> Network and press the IP Setup button:
  11. In the new window type the new network settings, based on the basic settings of your router and save them. For example:
    • IP 192.168.0.111
    • Mask 255.255.255.0
    • GW 192.168.0.1
    • DNS 8.8.8.8

  12. Restore the initial network settings of your computer.
  13. Disconnect DE-MG/Metaforsa from the computer.
  14. Connect DE-MG/Metaforsa, as well as your computer to the router.
  15. Check if the settings are right by opening DE-MG/Metaforsa module control panel in the browser using a new IP address.