LPS8(N) Indoor LoRaWAN Gateway

Note: This was tested with the following firmware version: lgw-5.4.1668567157.

Configure Packet Forwarder

In the Dragino web-interface, you must configure the Packet Forwarder such that it forwards to localhost on port 1700.

By default, the web-interface can be accessed by entering the following URL in your browser: https://GATEWAY-IP-ADDRESS:8000 (replace GATEWAY-IP-ADDRESS by the actual IP address of your gateway). The default credentials are root / dragino.

  • In the LoRaWAN menu, click LoRaWAN -- Semtech UDP
  • Configure the following settings:
    • Service Provider: Custom / Private LoRaWAN
    • Server Address: localhost
    • Uplink Port: 1700
    • Downlink Port: 1700
  • Click Save & Apply

Install ChirpStack MQTT Forwarder

SSH login

First you must login into the gateway using SSH:

ssh -p 2222 root@GATEWAY-IP-ADDRESS

The default password is dragino.

Download IPK

Use the following commands to download the latest version of the chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder package:

cd /tmp
wget https://artifacts.chirpstack.io/downloads/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder/vendor/dragino/mips_24kc/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder_4.1.3-r1_mips_24kc.ipk

Install IPK

Use the opkg package-manager to install the downloaded package. Example:

opkg install chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder_4.1.3-r1_mips_24kc.ipk

Note: In case of an upgrade, it is recommeded to first uninstall the chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder package using opkg remove ... and then install the new version using opkg install .... Configuration files will be maintained.


To connect the ChirpStack MQTT Forwarder to your MQTT broker, you must update the ChirpStack MQTT Forwarder configuration file. This file is located at: /etc/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder.toml.

(Re)start and stop commands

Use the following commands to (re)start and stop the ChirpStack MQTT Forwarder service:

# start
/etc/init.d/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder start

# stop
/etc/init.d/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder stop

# restart
/etc/init.d/chirpstack-mqtt-forwarder restart

LG308(N) LoRaWAN Gateway

Please see LPS8N Indoor LoRaWAN Gateway instructions.