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Connecting MindConnect IoT2040 to Insights Hub network

The following options are available for integrating the device in existing or planned system environments and networks.


① X60 port

② PN/IE LAN X1 P1 port

③ PN/IE LAN X2 P1 port

The following table explains each connection port in detail:

Port Description
X60 USB 2.0 port, high current. Configuration file on USB stick.
Required during onboarding process..
PN/IE LAN X1 P1 RJ45 Ethernet connection 1 for 10/100/1000 Mbps. Access to the Internet (to Insights Hub).
Required to start onboarding process
PN/IE LAN X2 P1 RJ45 Ethernet connection 2 for 10/100/1000 Mbps. Access to the plant network (e.g. S7, OPC UA).
Required to complete onboarding process.


Before you start onboarding, connect MindConnect IoT2040 to Insights Hub, as follows:

Insert Ethernet cable for Internet into the port labeled with X1 P1.



During the onboarding process, only one USB stick is supported. Do not plug in more than one USB stick. The recommended USB port is the USB port with label X60.

Last update: January 22, 2024