# PPC SMGW Binding
The PPC SMGW binding adds support for PPC Smart Meter Gateways. The gateway is commonly installed by the network operator to allow remote access to a smart meter. It also provides a HAN (home area network) interface for local access.
To use the HAN interface you need to connect it to your local network with an ethernet cable.
# Supported Things
smgw: A smart meter gateway device.
# Thing Configuration
smgw Thing Configuration
|Hostname or IP address of the device
|Username to access the device
|Password to access the device
The default value for the hostname matches the default value according to PPC's documentation. Check with your network operator's documentation if DHCP has been enabled or a different fixed address has been set.
Username and password are typically supplied by the network operator. Login with certificate is not supported.
|The meter reading of the smart meter.
|The date and time for which the meter reading.
Channels are refreshed every 900s.