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MasterLink Gateway and Global Cache

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huwtec posted on Wed, Nov 8 2017 3:44 PM


I am new to this forum and fairly new to B&O and this may sound like a silly question but I can`t find any answers in past threads.

I bought a second hand MasterLink Gateway a year ago to use with my B&O equipment and the Lutron grafik eye lighting system I have installed in my house and I have managed to teach myself from different Youtube videos and information from this forum on how to program it all and it all works great. I have now bought a Global Cache IP2cc to control different items through a relay system (open/close the driveway gate, extractor fans etc.) I know there is a driver installed in the BeoLink Gateway but can it be used with the MasterLink Gateway using custom strings? If so does anybody know which IP Port I should be using? is it IP Port 4998? Also can any body tell me what the command strings should be for each of the three relay outputs on the IP2cc? I have tried various strings from the Global Cache instruction manual but I can not get it to work.

Any help with this issue would be very much appreciated. 

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Ralf replied on Fri, Nov 17 2017 10:54 AM


since the Ip2cc has no Restapi it is not possible to control it with custom strings, it uses sockets for communictaion a different communication concept.

There are other products from GlobalCache with restFul API.

But you can download and configure openHab, which as a modul for many GlobalCache products. openHab has a API which can to controlled by custom strings.

Another solution is the Homematic CCU2, which can control other systems with sockets and has  restful API for MLGW control.

But a lot of programming and testing is needed.

Many script languages like phython or php and others are capable of  using sockets, so you can make your own programm,e g. on a low power raspberryPi.



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