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Connecting directly to the eGauge

Connecting directly to the eGauge

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The eGauge is most commonly accessed through the proxy server, using an address in the form http://DEVNAME.egaug.es or http://DEVNAME.d.egauge.net. The eGauge may also be accessed via its IP address or hostname over the local network (commonly done to make configuration changes). However, both cases rely on a router or other networking hardware to establish a link between a computer and the eGauge.

In cases where it is not practical to connect the eGauge to a router, it is possible to connect to the eGauge directly using an Ethernet cable and a laptop. Connecting directly is often used for troubleshooting purposes, applying device configuration prior to installation, or when leaving a device at a remote location. Tablets and USB to Ethernet adapters are not officially supported, but may work.

The document below has step by step instructions for several common operating systems. Other operating systems should work, but the exact steps may vary.

DIRECT CONNECT GUIDE