Downlink Queue

DRAFT ONLY

You can manually send a downlink packet to an end-device.

The packet remains in the queue until sent. Once it has been transmitted/received, the packet displays under Packets.

To manually send a downlink packet:

  1. Go to LoRaWAN > Downlink Queue. Click on Add New.
  2. Enter the following fields for the new Queue Item:
    1. Dev EUI – receiving end-device EUI (Extended Unique Identifier)
    2. App Port – port field set in the downlink packet
    3. Data Format – encoding scheme for the data input (select either Hex or Base64)
    4. Data – the payload (data being transmitted)
    5. Ack Attempts – number of allowed downlink request ack retries
    6. RxWindow - specify the Rx Window to use for downlink (0 – no priority, 1- first Rx Window, 2- second Rx Window)
  3. Click Finish.
  4. The new Queue Item displays under the Downlink Queue list including some device details and statistics.
    1. Dev EUI – receiving end-device EUI (Extended Unique Identifier)
    2. App Port – port field set in the downlink packet
    3. Size – total packet minus header
    4. Ack - number of retries to receive ACK from end-device
    5. RxWnd - the Rx Window to use for downlink (0 – no priority, 1- first Rx Window, 2- second Rx Window)
    6. Queued – Time packet has been added to the queue
    7. Details – additional statistics displayed related to the packet
  5. To edit the item, click the pencil icon, or to delete it, click the x icon next to that item.