Features overview


Both Activation By Personalization (ABP) and Over The Air Activation (OTAA) are supported.

Adaptive data-rate (ADR)

Adaptive data-rate reduces airtime and the device energy consumption.

Channel (re)configuration

Devices are automatically (re)configured to use the current configured channel-plan.

Device Classes

All device-classes (A/B/C) specified by the LoRaWAN specification are supported.

Device Profile

Defines the device capabilities and boot parameters needed by ChirpStack Network Server.

Device Status

Periodic device battery-status and link-margin request and reporting.

Device Time

Synchronize the internal clock of a device to the network’s clock.

Gateway management

Gateway statistics aggregation, location and channel-plan (re)configuration.

Gateway Profile

Configures the channel-plan of a gateway.


Decrypts the fine-timestamp of geolocation capable LoRa gateways and resolves the device location using a Geolocation Server.

LoRaWAN regions

ChirpStack Network Server Supports all regions specified by the LoRaWAN Regional Parameters specification.

LoRaWAN versions

ChirpStack Network Server supports LoRaWAN 1.0 and LoRaWAN 1.1 devices simultaniously.


Send downlink frames to a group of devices at once.

Rejoin configuration

Request LoRaWAN 1.1 devices to periodically rejoin to refresh the security context.

Routing Profile

Defines to which application-server device-data must be routed.

RX parameter (re)configuration

Automatically (re)configures devices to use the current RX parameter configuration.

Service Profile

Defines the network-server features that are enabled for associated devices.