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Network FAQ

Are there any special networking requirements necessary for the Access Point to function?

The GrowFlux Access Point is designed to work with a broad range of commercial and consumer Ethernet networks. If you can plug in a notebook computer and access the Internet without any special configuration, you can connect the Access Point without

I have a firewall. What do I need to do?

The GrowFlux Access Point is designed to work with all common firewall configurations and only uses outbound connections on port 443, so firewalls are typically not an issue.

Is the Access Point secure?

All wireless communications are AES128 encrypted. All Ethernet communications are SSL encrypted. Bluetooth configuration can only be activated during initial device setup, and can only be re-initiated with physical access to the reset button.

How does the Access Point communicate on my network?

The GrowFlux Access Point utilizes only outbound TCP requests to ensure broad compatibility with secure networks. The GrowFlux Access Point cannot be accessed via inbound requests.

How far can devices be placed from an Access Point?

The GrowFlux Access Point typically provides 500+ feet (150+ M) indoor range through floors and walls, however metal walls will block the signal. 3,000 foot (1km) range is possible with line of sight in ideal conditions with some GrowFlux Mesh device