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tthayer
Can I connect my IOT Router to my internet service provider?
tthayer
Yes, this is called

Yes, this is called developing in client mode.  This turns off ethernet as being a dhcp server and turns it into a dhcp client so you can use your local internet access.  You'll need either local hdmi console access or network access to the router you plug into to find your address.

 

edgerouter -m client

 

and to switch back to edge mode using rf mesh as backhaul

 

edgerouter -m edge

idadon
Cannot change mode

Hi, since I am logged in as dev and not as root it does not allow me to change the mode of the IOT ER.

 

tshanahan
The command should be 'sudo

The command should be 'sudo edgerouter -m client' which that user has permissions to run.  You can find more on how to switch modes in the getting started guide. 

https://developer.ssni.com/iot-edge-router-getting-started-guide

Setting the Mode

The IoT Edge Router can be run in one of twomodes:

  1. Client - turns off ethernet as being a dhcp server and turns it into a dhcp client so you can use your local internet access
  2. Edge Router - edge mode using rf mesh as backhaul

To run in Client mode, issue the following command:

sudo edgerouter -m client

To run in Edge Router mode, issue the following command:

sudo edgerouter -m edge