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The Stride SiteLink 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 wired Stridelink 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 Stridelink VPN router First you will need to navigate to the Stride Sitelink 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 the link in the email and that will take you back to the Stride sitelink 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 thumdrive, 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 wired version but there are videos specific to each other styles and the links for them can be found in the description below. So I am going to select Wired. You will need to know certain things on your Network setup, to complete this configuration. This will be the Network example I will be using that has the needed information. You are now given the Default configuration for IP addresses of devices on the router, DNS, and the digital input. If you want to change any of these settings, you can so now by selecting, Show more or you can also change these setting after the initial configuration from this website. Now you are asked to provide the LAN side IP address of Stride router. This will be the IP address, shown here, in the example. Click Next and then click on download. This will place the file at the default download location on your PC. Your file name should look like this. If your PC placed any numbering in the name, please remove. Now you will need to copy this file over to your USB thumbdrive. Then plug it into the router here and power up the unit. When your router is connected, open your Sitelink account and under devices you should see your router in orange. Click here and select Activate. You will then be prompted to give your router a Name. Once activated it should Now 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 Sitelink VPN router through this client. So, navigate back to the Device menu 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 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. 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.