How to set a fixed IP address on a WATCHPAX?

Problem description: How to set a fixed IP address, subnet mask, gateway IP address and DNS IP address on a WATCHPAX.

You can edit the Startup Script in WATCHOUT to define initial WATCHPAX settings. This lets you load shows and perform other WATCHOUT protocol commands, such as setIP. For more information, please see the WATCHOUT User’s Guide, Command Line Options, “Display Software”.

setIP command accepts up to four arguments. The allowed formats are:

  • setIP <IP address>
  • setIP <IP address> <Subnet mask>
  • setIP <IP address> <Subnet mask> <Gateway IP address>
  • setIP <IP address> <Subnet mask> <Gateway IP address> <DNS IP address>

Example: setIP 192.168.10.1 255.255.255.0 192.168.10.254