Optimizing performance of Kona Gateways

Optimizing performance of Kona Gateways

As we have made improvements on Kona Gateways and TEK NS recently, we strongly recommend our customers to update following configuration settings on Kona Gateways in order to maximize performance.

 

  • As MQTT offers a more reliable connection between gateways and network server than UDP, we recommend making following changes:

 

  1. In config.json file located in /etc/default/ directory, set server_address to 127.0.0.1 instead of NS URL.

 

  1. In mqtt-bridge.conf file located in /etc/default/ directory,  set ns_host to lorawan-ns-na.tektelic.com or lorawan-ns-eu.tektelic.com.

 

When making changes to multiple gateways in the same group, you can use the Group Configuration option as shown in screenshots below of Gateway Groups tab.



 


After making above changes, power cycle the gateway manually or use Reboot option found under Commands tab from TEK NS.




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