This page will outline the steps you should take to get Axial Server and your devices up and running quickly.
Axial Server will enable your Windows computer to control and automate your home automation devices. Though Axial Server is compatible with a number of connected technology such as Nest, Philips Hue, Z-Wave & Sonos, this article will focus on how to setup Axial Server and add your first z-wave device to your network.
First, if you don't already have Axial Server downloaded, head over to www.axialcontrol.com to get it. While you are there, sign up for an account on the site if you want to enable cloud access and advanced features such as notifications.
Once you are ready to continue with the Axial Server setup and installation, run the Setup file and follow this setup guide.
After you've completed your Axial Server setup and sucessfully connected your z-wave USB controller, you are ready to install your first z-wave device into your network. This process is commonly called "inclusion."
To include a new z-wave device into your network, follow these steps:
Now that you've added your new device, you can start automating. Take a look at our tutorial section for a list of ideas on what you can do with Axial Server in your own home.