Revision for “Setup Guides” created on September 28, 2020 @ 14:31:19
<h1><span style="color: #ff0000;">These Set Up Guides are being deprecated. For current installation instructions, please visit this <a href="https://nightscout.github.io/">link.</a> </span></h1> <hr /> <h2>Install Guides</h2> Please read through the install guide for the setup you need before you proceed to setup your system. There is no support or any warranty of any kind. The quality and performance of the project is with you. This is a project that was created and is supported completely by volunteers. <hr /> <strong> DISCLAIMER</strong> <div>All information, thought, and code described here is intended for informational and educational purposes only. Use of code from github.com is without warranty or support of any kind.</div> <div>Each element of the system can fail at any time rendering the system unusable. There is no password protected privacy or security provided by these tools; all data you upload can be available for anyone on the Internet to read if they have your specific URL to view your data. Please review the LICENSE found within each repository for further details. This is not a project of the Dexcom company. Nightscout has no affiliation with Dexcom.</div> <div><strong>Do not use any of the Nightscout information or code to make medical decisions. </strong></div> <hr /> <h2>Is This Project For Me?</h2> No programming experience is required, but there are several caveats to be aware of: <ul> <li>Installation can take anywhere from 30 minutes up to several hours, but it can be done incrementally at your own pace (you do not have to do it start-to-finish once you begin).</li> <li>Data may go missing without warning</li> <li>Data may be absent</li> <li>Data may be wrong</li> <li>Data may be delayed</li> <li>Data systems can and will go offline making your system inoperable</li> <li>You may void your warranty</li> <li>You may break something</li> </ul> <strong>For all these reasons and more, it is important you carefully consider whether or not this project is right for you.</strong> The best way to prepare yourself for a project of this nature is to: <ul> <li>Follow the the installation guides <em>carefully</em></li> <li>Be comfortable configuring and installing your own system</li> </ul> Having this understanding will prepare you to get help from the entire community quickly. There is a community on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/groups/cgminthecloud/">Facebook</a> with members who are parents of children with T1, partners of T1, and people with T1 from all experience levels who will help you get up to speed on understanding and installing this tool. Some may be able to help you experiment with new features or different deployment techniques. All of these individuals are volunteers. No one is getting paid to provide support for the Nightscout project. Every person offering suggestions to resolve any issues you may encounter is a volunteer offering solutions they've learned through personal experience with setting up their own Rig. <!-- NO LONGER VALID FOR MOST SETUPS -- Before you post for help, make sure you have tried to find the solution by walking through the support guide: <a title="DIY Support" href="http://www.nightscout.info/diysupport">http://support.nightscout.info</a> NOTE THE ERROR CODE YOU RECEIVE. --> If you need help, be prepared to describe the issue you are having completely (what you were doing at the moment you had an issue, what you were doing before you saw the problem) along with screen shots of the errors or screens you are stuck on and the error code you received. Only post your request for help ONCE with a new post on the Facebook group. If you are not getting any responses, bump your post to the top of the page with a response to your own post. You will receive a LOT of suggestions for solving the problem.