M2 Local Console User Guide
You can view the running status of the M2 and configure the M2 through Local Console.

How to access Local Console

There are two ways to access the Local Console.

Access via router

Step 1: Connect your computer and Hotspot to the same router.
You can connect the device to the router via a network cable, or you can set up the WI-FI connection via SenseCAP Hotspot APP.
Note: Your computer and your device should be connected to the same router/network.
Step 2: Get IP Address of your device
  • if you do not have an account of SenseCAP MX Dashboard, or haven't added your device to the Dashboard, please find the IP Address of your device in your router admin page, or run diagnostic on your Helium APP to get the IP Address.
  • If you already have registered an account of SenseCAP MX Dashboard and added your device, you can find your device IP Address from the dashboard:
    • If you are connected via Wi-Fi, you will see the device Wi-Fi IP address to click.
    • If you are connected via Ethernet cable or local LAN, you will see the device LAN address to click.
Step 3: Get your device Username and Password
Get Username and Password from the information on the back of the device.
For security reasons, each device has a unique password. After logging in, you can change the password.
Step 4: Open the browser in the pc and log in
Input the IP Address(you get) in a browser to enter the Local Console. Then input your device username and password, click Login button.

Access via device AP hotspot

Step 1: Turn on the device AP hotspot
Press the button for 5s until the blue indicator flashing slowly to entered configuration mode.
Step 2: Connect to the AP hotspot
AP hotspot name is SenseCAP_XXXXXX (6-figure MAC address), Connect your computer to this AP hotspot.
Step 3: Get your device Username and Password
Step 4: Open the browser in the pc and log in
Input the IP Address (192.168.168.1) in a browser to enter the Local Console. Then input your device username and password, click Login button.

Status

In the home page, there are mainly some status displays, such as network connection, LoRa packets sent and received, system information, memory usage, etc.
You will need to wait a while for the full message to appear.
In the Lora Packets histogram, not necessarily valid Helium Packets Network.
In the system information, you can see the version of the helium program, the address of hostpost and the region parameter currently in use.

System

System and Time

Page Path:System->System
Here you can configure the basic aspects of your device like its hostname or the time zone. and You can modify the time synchronization configuration. Of course, in general you don't have to change anything on this page.

Breathing Light

Page Path:System->Breathing Light
Breathing Light is a hostpot device indicator, you can configure the behavior of the light.

Region

Page Path:System->Region
Here you can change the region parameter. The factory default is <AUTO>, which means:
  • If you do not have an asserted location for hotspot, the region used is based on your hotspot type, for example, device model of M2-EU868 uses the region EU868.
  • If you have asserted location on hotspot, Automatic adjustment of region according to location.
In general, you do not need to set a region. In special cases: If you do not have an asserted location for hotspot( Data-Only),you can choose another region. For example, device model of M2-US915 can be set to AU915 in Australia.
If you have asserted location on hotspot, The Region config MUST be <AUTO>.

LuCi Password

Page Path:System->Administration
Here you can change the LuCi Password.

Restore Factory Defaults

Page Path:System->Firmware
If you have forgotten your LuCi password, you can recover it by restoring the factory settings. However, after restoring the factory settings, the device will be updated again.

Reboot

Page Path:System->Reboot
You can reset the device here or configure a timed reset of the device.

Network

Interfaces

Page Path:Network->Interfaces
You can get information about the network interface here. LAN IP default is "192.168.168.1". When your router's gateway IP is also this, you need change the LAN IP of the device.
The router gateway IP and lan IP cannot be the same.

Wireless

Page Path:Network->Wireless
You can connect to Wi-Fi here. The steps below:
  1. 1.
    Click 'scan' button to scan for Wi-Fi in your area.
2. Select you WI-FI to join network.
3. input your Wi-Fi password, then submit and save.
In a few moments you will be able to connect to WiFi, as you can see in the interface page.

MultiWan

Page Path:Network->MultiWan
Here you can see the priority and status of the network interfaces. MultiWAN priority is: wan(ETH) > wwan(Wi-Fi) > wwan0 (4G*).

Diagnostics

Page Path:Network->Diagnostics
Here you can measure the speed of your Internet connection.