Accessing the SmartServer Pi Configuration Page

SmartServer Pi is available with SmartServer 4.2 and higher.

You can access the SmartServer Pi Configuration page to set up and manage your SmartServer Pi as described in the following sections:

Accessing the SmartServer Pi Configuration Page

To access the SmartServer Pi Configuration page, perform the following steps:

  1. Connect to your SmartServer Pi using a web browser by entering the IP address or the hostname in the URL as follows:

    https://<IP address> or <hostname>
    Example: IP address
    https://192.168.4.146
    Example: hostname with a local DNS server
    https://smartserver-hsbcw69
    Example: hostname without a local DNS server; using mDNS
    https://smartserver-hsbcw69.local


    The login page appears prompting you to enter your user name and password.



  2. Enter your user name and password in the appropriate fields. Login credentials for the SmartServer Pi Configuration page are the same as your Raspberry Pi login credentials. Login credentials can be configured in Accounts settings. 



  3. Click Log in.

    The SmartServer Pi Configuration page appears.



    The SmartServer Pi Configuration page is described in the section that follows.

Using the SmartServer Pi Configuration Page

The SmartServer Pi Configuration page displays system information and provides tabs at the top of the page for setting up device interfaces including LON (LON is supported for SmartServer Pi 4.3 and higher, with the exception of LON PL), BACnet, OPC UA (Beta), ModbusRS-485, EnOcean, and LoRaWAN. It also provides tabs for opening the SmartServer Pi CMS and accessing help.



The left-side Configuration tabs provide the system management operations listed below. SmartServer Pi configuration is mainly accomplished using the SmartServer IoT tab. The other tabs are used to configure host settings that are outside the scope of SmartServer Pi.

  • SmartServer IoT – provides tabs across the top of the Configuration page for SmartServer Pi configuration: System, LONBACnet, OPC UA, Modbus, RS-485, EnOcean, LoRaWAN, CMS, and Help
  • Overview 
  • Logs
  • Storage
  • Networking – provides SmartServer Pi network configuration
  • Accounts – provides SmartServer Pi user account configuration
  • Services
  • Applications
  •  Software/Updates
  • Terminal – opens a SmartServer Pi terminal window connection



For System Information, see Viewing System Information.



For Remote CMS, see Remote CMS Getting Started



For HTTP Proxy, see Configuring Authentication Method.


For information about adding a LON interface, see (Optional) Add a LON Interface. LON is not available with SmartServer Pi 4.2; LON PL is not supported with SmartServer Pi 4.3 and higher.

For information about adding a BACnet interface, see (Optional) Add a BACnet Interface.

For information about adding an EnOcean interface, see (Optional) Add a Local EnOcean Interface.

For information about adding a LoRaWAN interface, see (Optional) Add a LoRaWAN Interface for SmartServer 4.3 and higher and (Optional) Add an LoRaWAN Interface (Release 4.2) for SmartServer Pi 4.2.

For information about adding a Modbus interface, see (Optional) Add a Modbus Interface.

For information about setting up the OPC UA server, see (Optional) Setting up the OPC UA Server.