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Router Settings

Overview

Settings

SettingAcceptable ValuesDefault
is_routertrue, falsefalse

is_router

Are we operating as a router. Changes behavior in the following ways: The device will only sleep for critically low battery level (i.e. always tries to stay alive for the mesh) In the future routing decisions will preferentially route packets through nodes with this attribute (because assumed good line of sight)

Details

Toggling is_router changes your device settings in the following ways.

Settingis_router DefaultNormal Default
send_owner_interval24
position_broadcast_secs12 hours15 minutes
wait_bluetooth_secs160
mesh_sds_timeout_secsNODE_DELAY_FOREVER2 hours
phone_sds_timeout_secNODE_DELAY_FOREVER2 hours
ls_secs1 day5 minutes

Altered Behaviors

Screen Wake

Bluetooth

Examples

Set Router

Set Router
meshtastic --set is_router true