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Again: Get IP of new DigiConnect Wi-ME

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How can I find out the IP-Adress of my new DigiConnect Wi-ME (Part-Number: 50000878) with WIN XP? I tried the proposal posted befor in this forum but with no success.
Thanks fo your help,

asked Dec 13, 2004 in Plug N' Play by User18 New to the Community (3 points)
recategorized Dec 19, 2013 by tuxembb

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The IP address is defined by your program (in appconf.h) before the unit is programmed if you are using static IPs. If you are using DHCP, it is assigned by your server.

If you mean programatically, there are several functions for doing this within your ME program.
answered Dec 14, 2004 by egawtry Veteran of the Digi Community (349 points)
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Are you working with the Integration or Development kit?

For starters, with either kit, you will need an unsecured Access Point (no WEP or WPA encryption enabled).

Once the Wi-EM(ME) has obtained network association you should be able to discover the device using one of the following two utilities:
1. The Digi Connect Programmer (dgdcprog.exe) is for Integration kit units.
2. The NET+OS Programmer (netosprog.exe) is meant for Development kit units running the default firmware.

As egawtry has mentioned below, when working with the development kit the IP address can be forcefully assigned via the appconf.h file. This method, however, is only intended for use during development, as it requires that a) the device's NVRAM be blank or corrupted or b) that the NVRAM not be used (APP_USE_NVRAM set to FALSE), which would be problematic during the products use in the field.

If you have further questions, please call our Support line at (952) 912-3456 or send an e-mail to support.wizards@digi.com.

answered Dec 14, 2004 by Cameron Seasoned Professional (221 points)