The StrideLinx VPN cloud router offers PLC Remote Access Solutions that bridges the gap from where you are to where you need to program, with just an internet connection. This industrial Ethernet VPN router offers a user-friendly interface that ensures remote PLC programming is easy enough to be the Everyman's IIOT, while still making security a number-one priority.
The video details the the 4 easy steps to get your PLC or Ethernet device connected over The 4G LTE Stridelinx VPN router, to see the setup for the other versions please see the following links.
In this video, we will show the 4 easy steps to get your PLC or Ethernet device connected over The StrideLinx VPN router First you will need to navigate to the StrideLinx website. Now you will need to create a new account, so click down here to register a new account. Fill out the information on this page and be sure to use a valid email account as you will receive an activation notice to this address. Once you see this message you will need to access the email account to complete the registration. Click on this link in the email and that will take you back to the StrideLinx page, to complete the activation. Now log in with the information that you had entered previously Here you can see we that there isn’t any devices listed, yet. We will need to configure the router before it can be displayed here. This configuration will need to be transferred to the router via a thumb drive, like the one included with the router. To configure this router, click here and select Tools. Now click here to start a configuration. You will be asked to verify which company to use. You will then be asked which style of router you have. This video is for the 4G LTE version but there are videos specific to the other styles and the links for them can be found in the description below. So I am going to select Mobile network, and you will need to know certain things on your Network setup, to complete this registration. This is the Network example that I will be using that has the needed information. This information will be proved from ATT when you purchase your Sim Card You will be asked to enter in you Sim Card APN and then the pin code, here. You are now given the Default configuration for DHCP for devices on the router, DNS and digital input. If you want to change any of these select the Show more and you will be permitted to do so. You can also change these setting from the dashboard after the initial configuration. Now you are asked to provide the LAN side IP address of Stride VPN router. Click Next. Click on download. This will place the file at the default download location on your PC. Which the name should look like this. If Your PC placed any numbering in the name please remove, as it will not work. Take this file, copy this file onto your USB thumb drive, plug it into your Router here and power the unit. When your router is connected, open your StrideLinx account and under devices you should see your router in orange. Click here and activate. You will then be prompted to give your router a Name. Once activated it should show as green, which indicates that It is successfully connected to the VPN Cloud. To connect your PC to this VPN network you will need to download the VPN client. So, navigate back to the tools menu and select to download the client. Once downloaded, install it into your PC. The last step of this setup would be to connect your PC to the Stride VPN router through this client. So, navigate back to the Device menu and then select your router. You will also be able to change settings to your router remotely without having to reload from the a usb drive. To initiate the actual connection to the router go to the info tab and then click on Connect. Then you will be asked to open up the Client. From now on this will be how easy it is to establish a link to your VPN router and become part of the network remotely from around the world. SO that cover the 4 steps to set up this router. To see more videos on this product please see the links in the description below or continue to watch this playlist. If you have any questions about the Stride VPN router please contact AutomationDirect’s support team during regular business hours. They will be glad to help. Click on this video to learn more about AutomationDirect’s many support options, click here to learn more or see more videos on our many products, and be sure to click here to subscribe to our YouTube channel for upcoming videos.