Manual: Etrel

On this page you will find the steps to connect the Etrel charger to the E-Flux by Road platform.

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Written by Sjoerd Kortekaas
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On this page you will find the steps to connect the Etrel charger to the E-Flux by Road platform.

Configuration Requirements

  • Configuration package E-Flux by Road.

    • Contains: Sim card, EVSE ID, configuration manual for the installer and registration manual for the owner of the charging station.

  • Online guide Etrel.

  • Laptop equipped with a Windows operating system.

  • UTP cable.

Follow the steps

Step 1: Connect the charger to your laptop via a UTP cable, the input for this can be found on the bottom left of the charging station.

Step 2: Set your network connection to a fixed IP address, you do this through the following steps:

  1. Go to Network and Internet settings.

  2. Click on Ethernet.

  3. Click on Adapter Options.

  4. Click on Ethernet.

  5. Click on Properties.

  6. Click on Internet Protocol version 4 (TCP /IPv4) twice.

  7. Then enter the following information:

    • IP Address: “192.168.1.241”.

    • Subnet mask: “255.255.255.0”.

    • Default gateway: “192.168.1.1”.

    • Leave the remaining boxes blank and click Ok.

Step 3: Open your browser and enter the following address in the URL bar: “192.168.1.250”.

Step 4: Log in with the following details:

Step 5: Click on the three dashes at the top left, then click on configuration.

Step 6: Select connectivity, then click on GSM connectivity.

Step 7: Enter the following details:

  • APN: “m2m.services”.

  • Username: “leave empty”.

  • Password: “leave empty”.

  • Ping server: “8.8.8.8”.

  • Ping interval: “60”.

Click on save.

Step 8: Next, under the Connectivity heading, press Central system connectivity and set the following details:

  • Charge point identity: enter the number on the sticker provided here, this is usually the EVSE ID (NL*EFL*EV*XXXXXXXXX).

  • Protocol Type: “OCPP 1.6 JSON”.

  • Central system endpoint URL: “ws://ocpp.e-flux.nl/1.6/e-flux”.

Step 9: Then return to the dashes at the top and press diagnostics. Then, select restart charger.

If you are the installer of the charging station, go to step 10. If you are the owner of the charging station, go to step 11.

Step 10: Complete the following steps to activate the station on the E-Flux by Road platform:

  1. Login to your Field Service Account or create a Field Service Account via www.e-flux.io/installer-signup*.

  2. Go to “Setup New EVSE” in the menu on the left and enter the serial number or OCPP ID of the station.

  3. Click on “Setup charging station”.

  4. Click on Upload Configuration, then click Next.

  5. Choose and define the connector type, and choose “Save Connector Configuration”.

  6. The charging station is now activated and ready to be registered by the owner!

*A Field Service Account is for installers only and will be used as a point of contact for technical tickets.

Step 11: Complete the following steps to register the station on the E-Flux by Road platform:

  1. Ask your installer to complete Step 10 to finish the configuration of your charger, or call E-Flux by Road to finish the configuration.

  2. Create an E-Flux by Road account by going to www.e-flux.io/signup.

    • Is this charging station facilitated by your employer? Check your email for the invitation.

  3. Follow the steps to add the location and register your charging station.

  4. Put the sticker with the QR code on the charging station so it’s easier to identify the station if you need support.

  5. The charging station is now registered and ready to be used!

The charging station is now connected to the E-Flux by Road platform!

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