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Environmental

Monitoring Unit

AP9312TH

AP9312THi

User’s Guide

Environmental Monitoring Unit

Contents

Managing the Unit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1

Introduction . . . . .

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Available interfaces

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Configuring network settings

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LEDs and the Reset Button . .

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Front Panel Features

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Descriptions

2

 

 

 

Web Interface. . . . . .

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System requirements

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Access to the Web interface

3

 

Logging in

3

 

 

 

Control Console . . . .

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Options for using the Control Console

4

Access to the Control Console

4

 

Logging in

4

 

 

 

Navigating the menus

5

 

 

Password-Protected User Accounts . .

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Types of accounts 6

 

 

 

Account access to management menus

6

Menu Items . . . . . . . . .

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Introduction . . . . . . .

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Interface similarities and differences

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Contents of this section

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Environmental Monitoring . . . . .

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Purpose 8

 

 

 

 

Status: probes

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Status: contacts 9

 

 

 

Status: firmware version

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Configuration

9

 

 

 

Events . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Viewing the Event Log directly

10

 

Retrieving the Event Log using FTP

10

Viewing the event.txt file

10

 

 

Deleting the Event Log in the FTP interface 11

Recipients (Web interface only)

11

 

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Contents

Network . . . . . . .

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Purpose

12

TCP/IP

12

 

TFTP/FTP

12

Telnet/Web

13

SNMP

14

 

Email (Control Console only) 15

System . . . . . . . .

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Purpose

16

User Manager 16

Identification

17

Date/Time

17

File Transfer

18

Tools 19

 

Links (Web Interface only) 19

Help . . . . . . . . . .

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Help options

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Interactive Assistant 20

About Card

20

Configuring and Using Email Notification . . . . . .

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Configuring Email Recipients . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

21

Menu options

21

 

Settings 21

 

 

Configuring the local SNMP server 21

 

Testing Email

21

 

Configuring SMTP and DNS Settings . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

22

DNS server 22

 

SMTP settings

22

 

Managing the Unit with SNMP . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

SNMP Interface . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23

Purpose 23

PowerNet MIB OIDcategories

23

Using the OIDs . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Using monitoring OIDs 24

 

Using contact OIDs 24

 

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Contents

Security. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 25

Security Features . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Planning and implementing security features

25

Port assignments 25

 

User names, passwords, community names

25

Authentication . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Authentication versus encryption 26

 

MD5 authentication (Web interface) 26

 

Firewalls 26

 

Summary of access methods 27

 

APC Worldwide Customer Support . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28

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