Connecting MindConnect IoT2040 to MindSphere network

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

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Interfaces of MindConnect IoT2040

X60 port

PN/IE LAN X1 P1 port

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 MindSphere).

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.

Procedure

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

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

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Connecting the port X1P1 for internet (MindSphere)

NOTE

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.