Configure your device to report to GpsGate server

Configure your device

The task of configuring your device to report to GpsGate is typically done with a configuration tool provided by your device manufacturer. Another method is using SMS commands.

Device configuration tool

Most major device manufacturers offer a configuration tool to facilitate the users the task of setting up a device for the first time. If you don't have a configuration tool available, you need to contact your device's support, 

Note: GpsGate cannot provide you with these tools. Please, ask your device provider for more information about the availability of this software.

The following image shows an example of what a device configuration tool looks like:


Using SMS commands

If your device manufacturer can't provide you with a device configuration tool, it is very likely your device is configurable via SMS commands.

You can send commands to your devices using your mobile phone or GpsGate. To send SMS from GpsGate read how to send commands from the terminal Window. or even create template commands that can be used at any time.

Note: GpsGate cannot provide you with SMS command configuration for your devices. Ask your device company's support team for guidelines regarding SMS commands for your device.

Which IP and port should I configure my devices to report to?

You can see which IP and port you have to configure your device to in Site Admin > Devices > Listeners.

  • Your devices should point to the server's public IP address 
  • And to the port set in the device configuration 

Check for the Add a device guide for more details.