This article describes the setup of the Z-Pi 7 in Z-Ware Software of Silicon Labs and form part of the larger Z-Pi 7 user guide. 


1. Download Z-Ware Server from Silicon Labs and install the software on your Raspberry Pi 3B+.

Note: The package contains an image that can be installed directly to an SD card (with at least 8GB) using Win32DiskImager.

Download Z-Ware


    Note: This download requires you to login.


2. Configuration


2.1. Connect your Z-Pi 7 with your Raspberry Pi.

2.2. Open shell software e.g. Putty and connect to your Raspberry Pi.

2.3. Login

       User: pi

       Password: raspberry

2.4. Determine the port with the following command.

dmesg | grep tty
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         2.4.1. Find cp210x ... ttyUSBx and note down.


2.5. Edit zipgateway.cfg with the following command.

sudo nano /usr/local/etc/zipgateway.cfg
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2.5.1. Note down ZIPPSK.

2.5.2. Note down ZipMBPort

2.5.3. Change the port to the previously noted port.

2.5.4. Save with Ctrl + O.

2.5.5. Close Editor with Ctrl + X.


2.6. Start Z/IP Gateway use following command.

sudo /etc/init.d/zipgateway start
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2.7. Open the interface from your web browser by entering the IP address of the Raspberry Pi.

2.7.1. Login

          User: user

          Password: smarthome



2.8. Change to MORE and SETTINGS

2.8.1. Choose Gateway

2.8.2. Unsolicited Port - Add the previously noted port

2.8.3. Pre-shared Key - Add the previously noted ZIPPSK

2.8.4. Press INITIALIZE