APC AP9218 User Manual
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About Card, 24


limiting NMS access by IP

address, 17, 42

Account types

access to menus for each type, 9 Administrator, 18

Device Manager, 19 Outlet User, 20

Actions option, Events menu, 29 Administrator account, 18


AP9211, 46 AP9212, 47– 48

Authentication, 40 Authentication Traps, Trap

Receiver setting, 30 Auto-configuration, 4


Code column, in event list, 33 Codes, event configuration, 34 Community Name

as Trap Receiver setting, 30

Configuration auto-configuration, 4 customizing, 4 FTP, 15

TCP/IP settings, 4 Telnet port, 16 TFTP, 15

using menu options, 10 Web port, 16

Configuration column, in event list, 33

Configure Device Settings, 12 Configuring

event codes, 34

multiple management cards, 33

Contents screen, 24 Control Console interface, 6 Customer Support,

contacting, 53 Customizing configuration, 4


menu, 21 DC Power Plant

events listed and described, 38

Delete Log button, 27 Deleting the Event Log, 14

Description column, in event list, 33

Device Manager account, 19 Disabling

e-mailfor an event, 34 e-mailto a recipient, 31 email to a recipient, 25

sending any traps to an NMS, 30 sending authentication traps to an

NMS, 30

traps for an event, 34


option on Network menu, Control Console, 26

DNS (Domain Name Service) option on Network menu, control

console, 32


E-mail configuring, 32

disabling for an event, 34

Email option on Events menu, 31 Email Test option, 31

enabled by default for severe events, 29

enabling and disabling, 31 enabling for an event, 34 reason to use local DNS

server, 32

setting up an account for the management card, 31

using for paging, 31


configuring, 26 Email Test option, 25

enabling and disabling, 25 option on Events menu, 25 reason to use local DNS

server, 26

setting up an account for the Management Card, 25

using for paging, 25

Email Generation

Email Recipients setting, 31

Email Recipients settings, 31

Email Generation, 25 Send via, 25

To Address, 25


e-mailfor an event, 34 e-mailforwarding to external

SMTP servers, 31 email forwarding to external

SMTP servers, 25 e-mailto a recipient, 31 email to a recipient, 25

sending any traps to an NMS, 30 sending authentication traps to an

NMS, 30

traps for an event, 34

Encryption not supported, 40

Event Log

contents, 13– 14 deleting, 14 displaying, 13 menu, 13

retrieving wth FTP, 13 viewing as a spreadsheet, 14

Event log for management card deleting the log

del command (FTP), 28 Delete button, 27 typing d in control

console, 27 displaying the log

CTRL+L in control console, 27

Log option, 27

Event mask codes for event configuration, 34

event.txt file contents, 28

importing into spreadsheet, 28

Events listed and described

DC Power Plant events, 38 management card events, 37 system events, 37

Events menu options

Actions, 29

Email, 29

Log, 27

Recipients, 25, 31

SNMP traps, 29


format and column contents, 33

Date/Time section, System

purpose, 33

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File Transfer, 22

From Address setting, for e- mail, 32

From Address setting, for email, 26

Front panel, 1 FTP

to retrieve text version of event log, 28



Help menu, 24

Interactive Assistant, 24


I2C utility, to configure multiple management cards, 33

Identification section, System menu, 21

Informational severity level, 36 Interactive Assistant, 24 Interfaces, management, 5

IP addresses

of DNS server for e-mail, 32 of DNS server for email, 26 of trap receivers, 30


LEDs, 2

Life-supportpolicy, 45

Links section, System menu, 23

Local SMTP Server option, 25, 31

Log option, Events menu, 27 Logging an event, configuration

code for, 34


Management card

events listed and described, 37 using the Wizard, 33

Management interfaces

Control Console, 6 Web, 5

Managing MasterSwitch, 5 MasterSwitch menu, 12 MD5 authentication, 40 Menu items, 10


Event Log, 13

Help, 24

MasterSwitch, 12

Network, 15

Outlets, 11

System, 18


Network menu, 15 Network menu options

DNS (Control Console), 26 DNS (control console), 32 Email (Control Console), 25 Email (control console), 31 TCP/IP & DNS (Web

interface), 26, 32


Online help, 24

Outlet Configuration, 12 Outlet Control Actions, 11 Outlet User accounts, 20 Outlet User Management, 20 Outlets menu, 11


Paging by using Email, 25 Paging by usinge-mail, 31 Panel

front, 1 rear, 3

Password-protectedaccounts, 9 Passwords

for NMS that is a trap receiver, 30

Port assignments, 39 Problems, persistent, 44 Product description, 1 Product information, 43


Rear panel, 3

Receiver NMS IP, Trap Receiver setting, 30

Recipient’s SMTP Server option, 25, 31

Recipients option, Events menu, 25, 31

RMA (return material authorization) number, 43


Security, 39 authentication, 40 features, 39

Send via, Email Recipients setting, 31

Send via, Email Recipients settings, 25

Service, obtaining, 43 Setup, initial, 4

Severe severity level, 36 Severity column, in event list, 33 Severity levels (of Events), 36 SMTP settings, 32

From Address, 26

SMTP Server, 26

SNMP interface, 7

SNMP traps option, Events menu, 29

SNMP section, Network menu, 16


AP9211, 46 AP9212, 47– 48

System events, listed and described, 37

System menu, 18



configuring settings, 4, 15 Reset Card to Defaults except

TCP/IP, 23

section of Network menu, 15

TCP/IP & DNS option, Network menu (Web interface), 26, 32

Telnet port, configuring, 16 Testing Email, 25

Testing e-mail, 31

TFTP/FTP section, Network menu, 15

To Address, Email Recipients setting, 25, 31

Tools, 23

Trap Generation, trap receiver setting, 30

Trap receivers settings, 30

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disabling for an event, 34


Warning severity level, 36

enabling for an event, 34

URL for event list, 33

Warranty information, 43




User Manager, 18

Web interface, 5




email configuration, 26


Web port, configuring, 16

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