How to test if your Internet access point is configured properly for HTTP communication with Wattics

Metering devices and gateways can communicate data to the Wattics platform in various ways. When HTTP communication on port 80 is used, you need to test first the Internet access point with your laptop to ensure that the network and firewall are configured properly to allow HTTP outbound traffic to Wattics.   The idea here…

How to configure your laptop to be within the same IP address range as your meter or gateway

You have a Windows laptop A. Right click on the network icon at the bottom right of your screen, and select Open Network and Sharing Center.   B. Click on Change adapter settings.   C. Right click on Local Area Connection (also called Ethernet Connection) and select Properties.   D. Select Internet Protocol Version 4…