Connect SICON to the network

Steps to Connect SICON to the network (please see picture above)

  1. Connect your SICON to the power supply (1)

  2. Connect IT port to the IT network (2)

  3. Switch on the SICON via the on/off button (3)

  4. Make sure that your end device has been assigned an IP address by the DHCP server. This requires that you obtain your network configuration (4) automatically.

  5. Connect to SICON by entering the host name or IP address in your web browser (5).

    • You will find the hostname printed on the label of your Hardware.

    • You can search for the SICON.OS in your Network manager. SICON.OS is a UPNP Device.

    • The IP address can be provided by your IT network administrator.

  6. Press Button “Get Started” and follow the steps in the SICON User interface, for details please visit SICON.OS Online Documentation

  7. Enter License key. To get the License key, please follow the instructions in the provided welcome document.

  8. Integrate SICON in the Machine network by connecting the OT Port (6) to your Machine network. Open Network settings ➡ Settings ➡ Network ➡ LAN OT and give the OT Port a free IP Address in your Machine network

  9. Connect your IO-Link devices via Asset Manager ➡ Prereg Scan ➡ Search New Devices

  10. Register the device

Your SICON.OS is now ready to use.

Example of required network configuration for Windows

1️⃣ Internet protocol settings

2️⃣ Obtain the IP address automatically

3️⃣ Obtain the DNS server address automatically

IT network settings

The following IT network settings are required so that SICON can be operated properly:

Access to the endpoint "* .service.sicon.eco" must be enabled as follows:

Endpoint

IP

Port

Protocol

Direction

Purpose

*.service.sicon.eco

37.120.171.71

443

1194

TCP

UDP

outgoing

Wildcard

Service/Remote