InfoSpot Configuration

a guide for Competence Centres

Josef Noll

How an InfoSpot works

Figure 1: InfoSpot with three components

This part is identical to the Tutorial on how to build an InfoSpot

  • What is an InfoSpot?  % InfoSpot: story telling bla bla
  • Equipments needed  % mast, antenna, SIM, LNCC, RPI/Server
  • Examples of InfoSpots  % inside and examples
  • Information for your community

Components and functionality

InfoSpot Configuration
What is an InfoSpot?
InfoSpot Components
InfoSpot Configuration


  • Preparing the configuration files; owncloud;
  • Antenna configuration
  • LNCC configuration
  • Raspberry Pi configuration
  • Building a mesh network to reach further


Registration of Devices

  • What is the Wiki and how to edit a Wiki?
  • How to register the antenna
  • How to register the LNCC

Error search

  • how to search

Open issues and work to do

  • Platform for discussion and error handling (ticket system)
  • Wordpress & owncloud, or alternatives for a decentralised cloud
  • Update of the wiki (new skin)
  • Update of the maincorerouter
  • Monitoring of all active devices
  • Status of SIM cards (interface to operator)
    • send and receive SMS (on the antenna) and forward to the LNCC

Technical issues

Automatic configuration of the LNCC

  • Public key from LNCC (to register on the Maincorerouter)
  • Building the DNS for AMP filtering (allowing all AMP pages)
  • Security analysis of Internet Lite
  • Script for Whitelist update duplicates all the time (sometimes even an infinite loop) - CRLF challenge @Maghsoud?
  • local server not reachable.... (could be address script)

/ip dns static add address=

Note or registration:

  • Public Key from LNCC,
  • register on Web page at BasicInternet (GForm), copy to ssh
  • Accept from maincorerouter