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In SoMachine v4.3, how do I set up the Gateway for downloading my PLC application to a device with a specific subnet mask?

Issue

In SoMachine v4.3, how do I set up the Gateway for downloading my PLC application to a device with a specific subnet mask?

 

Product Line

SoMachine v4.3

 

Environment

Configuration Software for Windows

 

Resolution

To set up the SoMachine Gateway to be able to connect to devices with a specific subnet mask (in this example, '255.255.255.0'), follow these steps below:

  1. Run Notepad.exe as Administrator in Windows
  2. From Notepad, open the file "Gateway.cfg" in the SoMachine Gateway folder (default location: "C:\Program Files (x86)\Schneider Electric\SoMachine Software\Tools\Gateway")
  3. Under the [CmpBlkDrvUdp] section, add the line "itf.0.networkmask=255.255.255.0" (or replace 255.255.255.0 with a subnet mask of your choice)
  4. Save the Gateway.cfg
  5. Restart the SoMachine Gateway Service from the green "=S=" logo icon on the right side of the Windows taskbar (or restart the Windows Service called 'CoDeSys Gateway V3')
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