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Node-RED

Node-RED provides a browser-based flow editor that makes it easy to wire together flows using the wide range of nodes in the palette.

If you have installed the chirpstack-gateway-os-full image, then Node-RED comes pre-installed with ChirpStack Gateway OS since v3.5.0, including the node-red-contrib-chirpstack package which provides several nodes to interact with ChirpStack.

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Enabling Node-RED

By default, Node-RED is disabled and must be enabled through the gateway-config utility. In the root menu, select Enable / disable applications and then Enable Node-RED. Note that once enabled, the option will change to Disable Node-RED. Starting Node-RED will take some time (~ one minute).

Access Node-RED

Once started, Node-RED is accessible in your browser on port http://[IP ADDRESS]:1880. This means that if the IP address of your gateway is 192.168.0.1, that you can access Node-RED at http://192.168.0.1:1880.