Qether

RELEASE NOTE

Qether, or Qeedji Ethernet Tools, is a CLI (Command Line Interface) program running on MS-Windows able to send private Ethernet frames through a specified Ethernet network interface.

It allows to:

Before sending a .js configuration script on your SBL10e device, ensure that your SBL10e application has been upgraded with one of the SBL10e application in V1.10.15 (or above) described below.

Before using the discover Qether command, ensure that your SBL10e application has been upgraded with one of the SBL10e application in V1.10.15 (or above) described below.

2021-09-29 Qether V1.12.10 download (nt_ia32)

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for discover Qether command for SBL10e device with these application versions:
    • generic_server 1.10.15 (or above)
    • m365_room 1.10.15 (or above)
    • smart_office_obs 1.10.15 (or above)
    • regular 1.10.15 (or above)
  • Add support for firmware version printing in the console when launching discover Qether command
  • Add support for .js configuration file for configure Qether command
  • Remove support for prefs.json configuration file for configure Qether command
    • consequently, in this version, the configure Qether command does not work anymore for SAP10e devices
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Qeedji devices supporting Qether commands:
    • SBL10e device
      • generic_server 1.10.15 (or above)
      • m365_room 1.10.15 (or above)
      • smart_office_obs 1.10.15 (or above)
      • regular 1.10.15 (or above)
  • .bin firmware
  • .js configuration script
  • Computer with:
    • MS-Windows 7, 10
    • Ethernet network interface

INFORMATION


DOCUMENTATION

ONE COMMAND AT A TIME

When using Qether tool to update the firmware version for several devices at a time, thanks to a MS-Windows batch, it is recommended to execute the Qether commands the one after the other.

WINPCAP

WinPcap 4.1.3 (Windows packet capture library): - If WinPcap is not yet present, it is automatically installed by the Qether installer, - At the last step of WinPcap setup, please leave the checkbox Automatically start the WinPcap driver at boot time checked.

WLAN INTERFACE

CONFIGURE ERROR

The sending of prefs.json configuration file with Qether V1.12.10 (and above) returns this error explaining that only the .js configuration are now supported (and not the .json anymore): Parsing arguments failed: Invalid extension for configuration file. A JavaScript file is expected, with '.js' extension.

CONFIGURE

Sending a .js configuration script on a SBL10e regular 1.10.12 (or below) or a SBL10e smart_office_obs 1.10.12 (or below) will restore the device factory settings.

OLD VERSIONS HISTORY


2020-01-08 Qether V1.11.13 download (nt_ia32)

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for SAP10e devices (0139 product type)
COMPATIBILITIES
  • Qeedji devices supporting Qether commands:
    • SBL10e device
      • generic_server 1.10.14 (or below)
      • m365_room 1.10.14 (or below)
      • regular 1.10.13 (or below)
      • smart_office_obs 1.10.12 (or below)
    • SAP10e device
      • regular 1.10.11
  • .bin firmware
  • prefs.json configuration script

2020-10-01 Qether V1.11.12 download (nt_ia32)

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for qether -l command to list all the network interfaces, sorted with a <ID>
  • Add support for -i <ID> option allowing to specify the network interface <ID> when sending a Qether command
    • required when having several network interface on yout computer
  • Fix: depending on your initial Path system variable value
    • the Qether installation could not end
    • the Qether installation could be shortened without having to press on the close button and the Path system variable is not set properly
    • the Path environment variable could be corrupted

2020-08-10 Qether V1.11.11

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for the C:\Program Files (x86)\Qeedji Qether environment variable value setting in Path system variables at Qether installation to be able to launch Qether from any of your computer directories

2020-06-23 Qether V1.11.10 download (nt_ia32)

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Add support for new commands:
    • info
    • discover

2020-06-11 Qether V1.10.10 download (nt_ia32)

BUG FIX, NEW FEATURES, MINOR UPDATES
  • Initial version supporting the configure, install and reboot commands for SBL10e devices (0132 product type)