The Kerlink Wirnet iStation is an outdoor LoRaWAN gateway that represents an evolution of the legacy Kerlink Wirnet Station gateway. It offers cellular (4G with 3G/2G fallback) and Ethernet backhauls, as well as fully integrated internal GPS, 4G and LoRa antennas.
This page guides you to connect Kerlink Wirnet iStation to The Things Stack.
- User account on The Things Stack with rights to create Gateways.
- Kerlink Wirnet iStation gateway connected to the Internet via Ethernet or cellular network.
Before registering a gateway in The Things Stack, you also need to find out the gateway’s EUI. You can do so if you connect to the iStation by SSH-ing into it using
root login and
XXXXXX represents the last six hexadecimal digits of the Board ID printed on the gateway’s bottom. For example, if the Board ID is
921CHa010001, the root password will be
To print the gateway’s EUI, use the following command:
grep EUI /tmp/board_info.json
Create a gateway by following the instructions for Adding Gateways via Console or CLI. Choose a Gateway ID and paste the Gateway EUI you printed in the previous step.
Create an API Key with View gateway information rights for this gateway using the same instructions. Copy the API key and save it for later use.
All further steps assume the gateway is available at
<gateway-ip>, The Things Stack is available at
<server-address>, gateway ID is
<gateway-id> and gateway API key is
<gateway-api-key>. For Wirnet iStation gateway, the
<gateway-model> has value
'wirnet-istation'. Make sure to replace these with the values appropriate for your setup.
In order to ease the process of connecting Wirnet iStation to The Things Stack, we provide the provisioning script
provision.sh you can configure your gateway with. This script is compatible with any Wirnet iStation gateway.
To provision the iStation gateway at
<gateway-ip> to use the configuration of
<gateway-id> provided by The Things Stack deployed at
curl -sL 'https://raw.githubusercontent.com/TheThingsNetwork/kerlink-wirnet-firmware/v0.0.3/provision.sh' | bash -s -- <gateway-model> <gateway-ip> <server-address> <gateway-id> <gateway-api-key>
To avoid being prompted for
root user password several times, you may add your SSH public key as authorized for
root user on the gateway, for example, by
Please refer to Kerlink Wirnet Firmware provisioning documentation for more detailed information on provisioning the Wirnet iStation.