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NetLINK

WHAT DOES NETLINK DO

  • Netlink provides a free two-way connection between your MicroTower and the internet
  • Netlink has a real-time graphic display of data coming from your MicroTower

FINDING NETLINK ON YOUR LAN

  • Netlink is a server device that resides on your local LAN ‘behind’ your firewall
  • Your firewall sets the internal IP address for Netlink
  • The tools below will find the Netlink’s IP address on your LAN
  • To use the tools, you MUST be on the same LAN as Netlink

TECHNICAL ISSUES

  • Netlink sends information over the internet without additional configuration
  • Netlink will update automatically over the internet if your firewall is configured correctly
  • Most issues are from your local firewall or security settings blocking Netlink
  • Public access to Netlink’s real-time graphic requires enabling port forwarding on your firewall

HOW TO FIND NETLINK IP ADDRESS


1. DOWNLOAD & UNZIP netlink files to your computer

https://potomac-aviation.com/shared-files/6292/?netlink-files.zip

2. RUN the downloaded program AUTOUPDATE.EXE

Autoupdate will initially show 0.0.0.0 as below.

3. Click FIND to search for a Netlink presence on your LAN

4. Autoupdate will look like below. SELECT the detected Netlink then click OK

5. Autoupdate updates with Netlink’s IP internal address: Example 192.168.1.3

6. Save Netlink’s IP address on your LAN for future user  (Example 192.168.1.3)


EXTRA – UPDATE NETLINK FIRMWARE MANUALLY


7. Use BROWSE to find downloaded file ‘NETLINK FIRMWARE …S19’.

8. Select  REBOOT ON COMPLETE   then click UPDATE

9. Program will reply Installation complete without error

10. To access Netlink’s real-time graphic, enter IP on any browser on the LAN

Enter into web address 192.168.3 (example)

Real-time graphic is visible in browser

11. To allow public-access to Netlink’s real-time graphic enable PORT FORWARDING on your local firewall

Every firewall is different, so please check with IT for how to enable Port Forwarding on your network

 

Potomac Aviation Technology Corp

Potomac Airfield (KVKX)

10300 Glen Way, Fort Washington, Maryland, 20744 USA

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