Getting Started

Installing The Things Stack

This is a guide for setting up a private LoRaWAN network server using The Things Stack for LoRaWAN.

Migrating from The Things Network Stack V2

This guide documents the process of migrating end devices from The Things Network Stack V2 to The Things Stack.

Migrating from Third Party Networks

This guide documents the process of migrating end devices from third party networks to The Things Stack. To complete this guide, you need the latest version of ttn-lw-cli, the CLI for The Things Stack. Command-line interface only The instructions below use the command-line interface (CLI). Learn how to install the CLI NOTE: Make sure that you have followed above installation guide and have successfully logged in to The Things Stack.


Follow these instructions to upgrade an existing The Things Stack instance.

Command-line Interface

Although the web interface of The Things Stack (the Console) currently has support for all basic features of The Things Stack, for some actions, you need to use the command-line interface (CLI). The CLI allows you to manage all features of The Things Stack.


The Console is the management application of The Things Stack for LoRaWAN. It is a web application which can be used to register applications, end devices or gateways, monitor network traffic, or configure network related options, among other things.


This section provides help for common issues and frequently asked questions you may have when getting started with The Things Stack.

Users and Organizations

The Things Stack allows allows network administrators to manage the users that have access to the network. Administrators may add and remove users, and perform any actions on Gateways, End Devices, and Applications.

For non-administrator users, The Things Stack manages access rights to Gateways, End Devices, and Applications through collaborations.

This section explains how to manage users and organizations, and how to grant users and organizations rights as collaborators of entities.

Working with Events

The Things Stack generates lots of events that allow you to get insight in what is going on. You can subscribe to application, gateway, end device events, as well as to user, organization and OAuth client events.

This guide shows how to subscribe to events with the CLI and with the HTTP API.