Connect to a private back-end
If you’ve followed the installer, you’ve configured your gateway to connect to The Things Network. What if you want to connect your gateway to a private back-end, or to a specific router?
Alternatively you can download the private network installer and execute it like this:
export ACCOUNT_SERVER_DOMAIN=myaccount.domain export ROUTER_MQTT_ADDRESS=mymqtt.domain:port https://raw.githubusercontent.com/egourlao/multitech-installer/master/installer.sh | bash
Find the MQTT address of the bridge
First, you’ll need to figure out what’s the MQTT address and port of the bridge. Here are a few examples:
If you’ve set up the back-end yourself, using our private routing guide, the MQTT address will be, by default,
If you’re using a The Things Industries installation, your MQTT address will be
<routing services address>:1882.
Change the bridge configuration
$ vi /var/config/lora/local_conf.json
You should then edit those values:
server_address: Change this value to the MQTT address and port of the bridge, in a
serv_gw_id: the ID of your gateway.
serv_gw_key: the key of your gateway.
Apply the configuration
Restart the packet forwarder to apply those changes:
$ /etc/init.d/ttn-packet-forwarder restart