eManager Quick Start Guide

Booting for the First Time

The eManager is already pre-installed with an optimal Linux Yocto distribution, which includes all the necessary configuration so that you can set up and use the equipment from the first moment.

Booting your eManager for the first time:

Step 1. Ethernet Cable

Plug an Ethernet cable into the eManager. You can connect the other side of the cable in one of two different ways, depending on how you want to assign the IP address:

  • Statically: plug into your PC. This option requires configuring the PC's IP address to
  • Dynamically: plug into your router or PC with DHCP server.

Step 2. Power Supply

Connect the eManager to the power supply.

For more information about different types of power connections, check here.

Step 3. Log in with SSH

Log in to eManager using an SSH client. The following connection parameters, must be used:

  • Host IP: or the dynamically assigned IP address.
  • User name: root.
  • Password: given after purchasing one of our devices.

You can use any ssh client:

  • OpenSSH command line client (the ssh command) – an open source implementation typically included with MacOS and Linux distributions.
  • PuTTY – a freeware implementation for Windows.
  • SecureCRT – a commercial implementation with a free trial for Windows, Mac and Linux.

Step 4. Check SSH connection

To see that the ssh connection have been performed properly, once you have logged in, you will then see the prompt:


Step 5. Upgrade eManager

First of all, we recommend you upgrade your eManager (make sure the computer or network that your eManager is connected to has Internet access).

opkg update
opkg upgrade


To ensure that all packages have been updated we must execute opkg upgrade until the message No packages installed or removed.

If you have a weak Internet connectivity, follow this recommendation.

Step 6. Reboot eManager

Reboot for the changes to take effect.


Step 7. Experiment, explore and have fun!