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 wireless 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 your email account to complete the registration. Click on the link in the email and it 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 a device 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 be asked which style of router you have. This video details the process for a wireless version. There are videos specific for each to the other styles and the links for them can be found in the description for this video. So I am going to select Wireless. Now, you will need to know certain things on your Network setup, to complete this configuration. This is the Network example I will be using that has the needed information. The Network name will be the SSID name for your upstream Wireless router. If your wireless router is password protected select here and enter in the password. You are now given the Default configuration for IP addresses of devices on the Stride Sitelink router, the DNS and the digital input. If you want to change any of these, at this time, 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 will be asked to provide the LAN side IP address of Stridelinx VPN router. This will be the IP address, shown here in the example. Click Next. Then 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 up the unit. When your device 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 then 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 StrideLinx 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 you will be asked to open 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.
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