8e6 Technologies ERH-100 (5K02-61) User Manual
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Install theServer

Step 1: Setup Procedures

This step requires you to link the workstation to the ER. You have the option of using the text-basedQuick Start setup procedures described in Step 1A, or the Administrator console setup procedures described in Step 1B.

Quick Start Setup Requirements

The following hardware can be used for the Quick Start setup procedures:

ER with AC power cord

either one of two options:

PC monitor with AC power cord and keyboard, or

PC laptop computer with HyperTerminal and serial port cable (and USB DB9 serial adapter, if there is no serial port on your laptop)

Go to Step 1A to execute Quick Start Setup Procedures.

Administrator Console Setup Requirements

The following hardware is required for the Administrator console setup procedures:

ER with AC power cord

CAT-5Ecrossover cable

PC laptop computer, or PC monitor with AC power cord and keyboard

Go to Step 1B to execute Console Setup Procedures.

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Step 1A: Quick Start Setup Procedures

Storage Device Setup (for Attached Storage Units)

If you have a NAS (SCSI Connected Storage Device or “SAN”) that will be used with the ER, you will need to connect it to the ER at this point. Refer to the Appendix at the end of this document for instructions on how to connect the SCSI Connected Storage Device.

Link the Workstation to the ER

Monitor and Keyboard Setup

A.Connect the PC monitor and keyboard cables to the rear of the chassis.

B.Turn on the PC monitor.

C.Power on the ER by dropping down the face plate and pressing the large button at the right of the front panel (see image below).

Front of the 1U chassis

Once the ER is powered up, proceed to the Login screen instructions.

Serial Console Setup

A.Using the serial port cable (and USB DB9 serial adapter, if necessary), connect the laptop to the rear of the chassis (see image below).

Rear of the 1U chassis

B.Power on the laptop.

C.Power on the ER by dropping down the face plate and pressing the large button at the right of the front panel (see first image above).

Once the ER is powered up, proceed to the instructions for HyperTerminal Setup Procedures.

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HyperTerminal Setup Procedures

If using a serial console, follow these procedures to create a HyperTerminal session.

A.Launch HyperTerminal by going to Start > Programs > Accessories > Communications > HyperTerminal:

B.In the Connection Description dialog box, enter any session Name, and then clickOK to open the Connect To dialog box:

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C.At the Connect using field, select the COM port assigned to the serial port on the laptop (probably “COM1”), and then clickOK to open the Properties dialog box, displaying the Port Settings tab:

D.Specify the following session settings:

Bits per second: 9600

Data bits: 8

Parity: None

Stop bits: 1

Flow control: Hardware

E.Click OK to connect to the HyperTerminal session:

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F.In the HyperTerminal session window, go to File > Properties to open the Properties dialog box, displaying the Connect To and Settings tabs:

G.Click the Settings tab, and at the Emulation menu select “VT100”.

H.Click OK to close the dialog box, and to go to the login screen.

NOTE: If using a HyperTerminal session, the login screen will display with black text on a white background.

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Login screen

The login screen displays after powering on the ER unit using a monitor and keyboard, or after creating a HyperTerminal session.

NOTE: If the screensaver currently displays on your screen, press theEnter key to display the login screen.

A.At the login prompt, type inmenu.

B.Press the Enter key to display the Password prompt.

C.At the Password prompt, type in the following:#s3tup#r3k

D.Press Enter to display the Quick Start menu screen.

Quick Start menu screen

A.At the Press the number of your selectionprompt, press 2to select the Quick Start setup process.

B.At the login prompt, re-enteryour password:#s3tup#r3k

C.Press Enter to display the administration menu where you can begin using the Quick Start setup procedures.

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Quick Start menu: administration menu

A.At the Press the number of your selectionprompt, press 2to select the “Quick Start Setup” process.

The Quick Start menu takes you to the following configuration screens to make entries:

Configure network interface LAN1

Configure default gateway

Configure DNS servers

Configure host name

Time Zone regional setting

NOTE: See the Network screens for Network Settings, and Regional Setting in Step 1B for content included in the Quick Start setup screens.

B.After making all entries using the Quick Start setup procedures, press X to return to the Quick Start menu screen. Or, to verify the status of the ER and review the entries you made using the Quick Start setup, press1 to view the System Status screen.

NOTE: Changing your password using option C, “Change Quick Start password”, will change the password for the console menu but not the ER console login screen. Option D, “Reset admin console account”, should be used for resetting the administratorconsoleusernameandpasswordtothefactorydefault‘admin’/’reporter’ and for unlocking all IP addresses currently locked.

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System Status screen

The System Status screen contains the following information:

Capturing Interface specified in screen 3 (Configure network interface LAN1)

lan1 IP address and netmask specified in screen 3, and current status (“Active” or

“Inactive”)

Default gateway IP address specified in screen 4 (Configure default gateway)

ER host name specified in screen 6 (Configure host name)

DNS server IP address(es) specified in screen 5 (Configure DNS servers)

Regional timezone setting specified in screen 7 (Time Zone regional setting)

Current status of the ER

Current ER software Version installed

NOTE: Modifications can be made at any time by returning to the specific screen of the Quick Start procedures.

Log Off, Disconnect the Peripherals

A.After completing the Quick Start setup procedures, return to the Quick Start menu screen and press 9 to log out.

B.Disconnect the peripherals from the ER.

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