# 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

Name Type Description Default Required Advanced
hostname text Hostname or IP address of the device ` no no
username text Username to access the device N/A yes no
password text Password to access the device N/A yes no

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.

# Channels

Channel Type Read/Write Description
meter Number:Energy R The meter reading of the smart meter.
timestamp DateTime R The date and time for which the meter reading.

Channels are refreshed every 900s.