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Connecting WebHMI to Level2

You can connect WebHMI to Level2 following Setup / Level2 link from side bar menu:

Then you have several options how to proceed:

  • if you don't have any Level2 account, you can follow Register now link and create new account
  • if you have Level2 account, you can Sign-in and use step-by-step procedure right from this page.
  • if you already have an account and some node created there in advance, you can just input API key from this node following Enter API key directly

Registering in Level2 system

You may follow the above mentioned Register now link or use this URL -

  1. Enter e-mail you want to use as a login for Level2
  2. Enter password
  3. Choose currency to use in Level2 tarriffs, reports, billing etc.
  4. Starts registration process ( confirmation e-mail will be sent to the e-mail indicated as login )
  5. To Enter into existing account with login and password provided
  6. Recover password link
  7. Language selection for Level2 interface

Adding a node to Level2 using WebHMI sign-in option

With this method you can add WebHMI node into Level2 system right from Setup / Level2 menu. Pressing Sign-in button will lead to this step where you can create a new node or choose an existing one:

After successful creation, this page is displayed which indicates, that the node with title “webhmi” was added to Level2 account “”. You can remove node from here by clicking “Disconnect” or setup some basic Level2 services:

  • VPN
  • data storage
  • real-time data storage and visualization
  • weather forecast

After WebHMI and its node settings in Level2 were tied together, you can enable basic Level2 services right from the WebHMI.

VPN setup from WebHMI Level2 menu

There is a simple way to setup VPN connection for WebHMI to Level2 right from this page - turn the switch button on and press Save.

Then a new L2TP connection will be created on the WebHMI with settings that match Level2 network setting for this node.

The VPN account settings were automatically created in Level2 node settings and applied to VPN network interface in WebHMI:

If VPN option is turned on, HTTP proxy service also can be turned on:

Another powerful feauture based on Level2 VPN is a Virtual IP. With this feature you can remotely access other devices in WebHMI local network using Virtual IPs set in these settings: