Great, some progress.... nice.....
The solid stat light is good, as you say, its now got an IP address, solid orange is good and means that it has an IP address but is not running a strategy. Solid green means IP address and running a strategy.
If you cant ping it, most likely it means that your computer or Opto controller are on different subnets.
You will have to change one or the other. The computer might be quicker to change if the controller is correct.
Yeah, Pac Manager will help a lot.... and its manual.