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Remote Support

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I have developed a remote support module for the esp8266 web interface. It is meant for people who request remote support from me.

To use it you need to download this file https://raw.githubusercontent.com/jsphu ... emote.html and upload it to your wifi module via the "Update" facility. You may also update index.html (It just adds a link to remote.html)

UPDATE: modules since 2021 already have that file.

In order for this module to work, http://192.168.4.1/remote.html must be opened on a device that is connected to both the inverter AND the internet. There are multiple ways to achieve this. Pick the one that suits you best.
  • Open it on a smart phone that is connected to the internet via mobile data and to the inverter via wifi. Make sure your phone never enters standby mode during the support session.
  • Open it on a regular PC/laptop that is connected to the internet via Ethernet and connected to the inverter via wifi
  • Make the inverter wifi module connect to your local hotspot and access this wifi interface via the hotpot assigned IP address
The module works by using openinverter.org as a proxy for commands. So I have a version of the web interface running on my local PC that relays commands to your wifi module. In the same way the reply is relayed back via openinverter.org.
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Re: Remote Support

Post by JaniK »

This is really cool.

If something goes wrong and one gets stranded in middle of nowhere, you could check settings of the inverter controller remotely. Very cool indeed. :)
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Re: Remote Support

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If there is mobile connection in the middle of nowhere, yes :)

Might make this available to openinverter resellers, right now it is hard coded to proxy via openinverter.org though.
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