The Milesight UG8X is a series of 2 robust 8-channel (16-channel optional) LoRaWAN gateways for industrial IoT applications. This page contains information about connecting the Milesight IoT UG8x LoRaWAN gateway to The Things Stack.
Technical specifications can be found in Milesight’s official document center. The Milesight UG8X LoRaWAN gateways support two ways of connecting with The Things Stack, using the Semtech UDP Packet Forwarder or LoRa Basics™ Station.
- User account on The Things Stack with rights to create gateways.
- Milesight UG8X LoRaWAN gateway connected to the Internet via Ethernet, Wi-Fi or cellular backhaul.
- CA certificate for LoRa Basics™ Station (if using LoRa Basics™ Station).
The Gateway EUI can be found on the gateway’s configuration web page. See the Configuration via Browser section below for instructions to access the configuration page.
Configuration via Browser
Find the gateway’s IP address. The default IP address for the Milesight UG6X LoRaWAN gateway is
Connect your machine to the same local network as that of the gateway, and enter the gateway’s IP address in your web browser. You will be presented with a login screen. The default username is
admin and the default password is
See Milesight’s official documentation for more information.
Disable Default Server
In the left menu, choose Packet Forwarder. Select the General tab.
Click the pencil icon next to the localhost, and uncheck the Enable button to disable the Embedded NS.
Click Save to continue.
Connect to The Things Stack
After completing basic configuration, follow the instructions to Connect Milesight UG8X with LoRa Basics™ Station or to Connect Milesight UG8X with Semtech UDP Packet Forwarder.