Beacon is required to be connected to the internet to startup and operate. We strongly recommend a hardline ethernet connection as it will provide the most reliable connection. Below you can find information on networking requirements and how to verify your internet connection.

Firewall Requirements

If you are behind a firewall then ensure you provide outbound access to the following. Beacon does not require inbound ports to be open.


Outbound Port



View/Configure Network Settings - e-Series

On the teach pendant, open the Menu in the upper right

Select Settings

Select System > Network

From this screen you can now configure the network based on your needs. If you see Network is connected then you know you have a valid network connection.

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