LoRa Gateway OS image types


The lora-gateway-os-base image provides all the features and components to operate a LoRa gateway.

Semtech packet-forwarder

The Semtech packet-forwarder handles the interaction with the LoRa concentrator chipset.

LoRa Gateway Bridge

The LoRa Gateway Bridge abstracts the Semtech packet-forwarder UDP data into MQTT messages.


The lora-gateway-os-full provides all the features of the lora-gateway-os-base image, but also includes with LoRa Server and LoRa App Server installed, including all requirements. This makes it possible to run the complete LoRaWAN infrastructure on the gateway. This is intended for small deployments or getting started with LoRaWAN.

LoRa Server

LoRa Server provides a LoRaWAN network-server.

LoRa (App) Server

LoRa App Server provides a LoRaWAN application-server and web-interface for managing the gateway, applications and devices.