Cannot connect to Tradfri gateway


I’ve just installed OpenHAB2 in a jail on my FreeNAS box (detailed system information below). At first I hesitated because FreeNAS/FreeBSD is not a supported OS, but everything seems to run smoothly at the moment.

After successfully connecting my trusty old HomeMatic CCU1 and its devices I went on and installed a new tradfri gateway and after setting it up with my lights I tried to connect it to OpenHAB2, but while talking to the offical App, it doesn’t seem to answer to OpenHAB2:

2019-06-17 21:28:02.609 [hingStatusInfoChangedEvent] - 'tradfri:gateway:90a154ec' changed from UNINITIALIZED to INITIALIZING
2019-06-17 21:28:02.625 [me.event.ThingUpdatedEvent] - Thing 'tradfri:gateway:90a154ec' has been updated.
2019-06-17 21:28:02.632 [hingStatusInfoChangedEvent] - 'tradfri:gateway:90a154ec' changed from INITIALIZING to UNKNOWN
2019-06-17 21:29:26.880 [hingStatusInfoChangedEvent] - 'tradfri:gateway:90a154ec' changed from UNKNOWN to OFFLINE (COMMUNICATION_ERROR)

I can ping the gateway from an ssh-session to openhab’s jail, so I don’t think this is a regular network issue.

I have searched for and read

To be sure it isn’t just a bad security code I re-read the QR-Sticker with a Barcode-App and copied the security-code part (without the serial number / MAC address) via the clipboard.

Sadly there was no improvement to my previous 10 attempts and I’m out of ideas for now.

What can I try next to pin down the issue or make the two boxes talk to each other?

  • Platform information:
    • Hardware: AMD Athlon™ II Neo N36L Dual-Core Processor (2 cores)
    • OS: FreeNAS-11.2-U4.1 (OpenHAB2 is running in a FreeBSD Jail here)
    • Java Runtime Environment: openjdk version “1.8.0_202”
      OpenJDK Runtime Environment (build 1.8.0_202-b08)
      OpenJDK 64-Bit Server VM (build 25.202-b08, mixed mode)
    • openHAB version: 2.4.0

Have you looked through this thread?

Also using files or paper ui?

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I’m using PaperUI right now, but I didn’t find the linked threat yet, so now I have some tipps to try out next…


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