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Model ES1AWB

802.11b Wireless

Serial Server

Manual Documentation Number: ES1AWB-2907mpn6908-rev003

B&B Electronics Mfg Co Inc – 707 Dayton Rd - PO Box 1040 - Ottawa IL 61350 - Ph 815-433-5100- Fax815-433-5104www.bb-elec.com B&B Electronics Ltd – Westlink Commercial Park – Oranmore, Galway, Ireland – Ph +35391-792444– Fax +35391-792445www.bb-europe.com

Manual Documentation Number: ES1AWB-2907mpn6908-rev003

B&B Electronics Mfg Co Inc – 707 Dayton Rd - PO Box 1040 - Ottawa IL 61350 - Ph 815-433-5100- Fax815-433-5104www.bb-elec.com B&B Electronics Ltd – Westlink Commercial Park – Oranmore, Galway, Ireland – Ph +35391-792444– Fax +35391-792445www.bb-europe.com

International Headquarters

B&B Electronics Mfg. Co. Inc.

707 Dayton Road

Ottawa, IL 61350 USA

Phone (815)433-5100--General Fax (815)433-5105

Website: www.bb-elec.com

Sales e-mail:orders@bb-elec.com --Fax (815)433-5109

Technical Support e-mail:support@bb.elec.com --Fax (815)433-5104

European Headquarters

B&B Electronics Ltd.

Westlink Commercial Park

Oranmore, Co. Galway, Ireland

Phone +35391-792444--Fax +35391-792445

Website: www.bb-europe.com

Sales e-mail: sales@bb-europe.com

Technical Support e-mail: support@bb-europe.com

© B&B Electronics – November 2005

Manual Documentation Number: ES1AWB-2907mpn6908-rev003

B&B Electronics Mfg Co Inc – 707 Dayton Rd - PO Box 1040 - Ottawa IL 61350 - Ph 815-433-5100- Fax815-433-5104www.bb-elec.com B&B Electronics Ltd – Westlink Commercial Park – Oranmore, Galway, Ireland – Ph +35391-792444– Fax +35391-792445www.bb-europe.com

© 2005 B&B Electronics. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or

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Manual Documentation Number: ES1AWB-2907mpn6908-rev003

B&B Electronics Mfg Co Inc – 707 Dayton Rd - PO Box 1040 - Ottawa IL 61350 - Ph 815-433-5100- Fax815-433-5104www.bb-elec.com B&B Electronics Ltd – Westlink Commercial Park – Oranmore, Galway, Ireland – Ph +35391-792444– Fax +35391-792445www.bb-europe.com

Table of Contents

 

CHAPTER 1: INTRODUCTION.............................................................................

1

ABOUT YOUR ES1AWB WIRELESS SERIAL SERVER .................................................

1

FEATURES..................................................................................................................

1

COMMUNICATION MODES .........................................................................................

1

Direct IP ...............................................................................................................

1

Virtual COM Port .................................................................................................

1

Paired Mode .........................................................................................................

2

Other Communications Modes..............................................................................

2

802.11 WIRELESS NETWORKING BASICS ...................................................................

2

802.11 Wireless Networking .................................................................................

3

CHAPTER 2: HARDWARE OVERVIEW .............................................................

6

PACKAGE CHECKLIST ................................................................................................

6

INDICATORS, SWITCHES AND CONNECTORS...............................................................

7

Link Integrity LED ................................................................................................

7

Network Activity LED ...........................................................................................

7

Reset Switch ..........................................................................................................

7

Antenna Connector ...............................................................................................

7

Power Connector ..................................................................................................

7

CONNECTING THE HARDWARE ..................................................................................

8

OTHER HARDWARE CONNECTIONS............................................................................

9

CHAPTER 3: GETTING STARTED ....................................................................

10

1.Check the contents of your ES1AWB package. It should contain…........... 10

2.

Set up the Hardware ...................................................................................

10

3.

Power it Up.................................................................................................

10

4.

Get the IP Address ......................................................................................

11

5.

Login ...........................................................................................................

11

6.

Configure the ES1AWB...............................................................................

11

7.

Set up VCOM (if using the RealPort profile) ..............................................

11

8.

Communicate ..............................................................................................

11

CHAPTER 4: CONFIGURING THE IP ADDRESS............................................

12

USING THE DISCOVERY SOFTWARE .........................................................................

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Documentation Number: ES1AWB-2907m

pn6908-rev003

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CHAPTER 5: USING THE WEB CONFIGURATION AND MANAGEMENT

INTERFACE.............................................................................................................

14

LOGGING IN .............................................................................................................

14

LOGGING OUT .........................................................................................................

14

USING TUTORIAL AND HELP....................................................................................

15

CONFIGURING NETWORK SETTINGS ........................................................................

15

IP Settings...........................................................................................................

16

Wireless LAN Settings.........................................................................................

16

Wireless Security Settings ...................................................................................

18

Wireless 802.1x Authentication Settings .............................................................

18

Network Services Settings ...................................................................................

18

Advanced Network Settings.................................................................................

18

CONFIGURING THE SERIAL PORT .............................................................................

19

Port Profile Settings............................................................................................

19

Basic Serial Settings ...........................................................................................

24

Advanced Serial Settings.....................................................................................

24

CONFIGURING ALARMS AND NOTIFICATION............................................................

25

Alarm Notification Settings.................................................................................

25

Alarm Conditions................................................................................................

25

Alarm Destinations .............................................................................................

26

CHAPTER 6: MANAGING THE ES1AWB.........................................................

28

SYSTEM SETTINGS ...................................................................................................

28

Device Identity Settings.......................................................................................

28

Simple Network Management Protocol (SNMP) Settings...................................

28

USING REMOTE MANAGEMENT ...............................................................................

28

MANAGING USERS AND PERMISSIONS .....................................................................

28

Changing the Root Username and Password .....................................................

29

Adding New Users...............................................................................................

29

Configuring User Access and Permissions .........................................................

29

MANAGING SERIAL PORTS AND CONNECTIONS .......................................................

30

Serial Ports .........................................................................................................

30

Connections ........................................................................................................

30

CHAPTER 7: USING ADMINISTRATIVE FEATURES ...................................

32

FILE MANAGEMENT.................................................................................................

32

BACKUP/RESTORE ...................................................................................................

32

UPDATE FIRMWARE.................................................................................................

32

FACTORY DEFAULT SETTINGS .................................................................................

32

SYSTEM INFORMATION ............................................................................................

33

General ...............................................................................................................

33

GPIO...................................................................................................................

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Serial...................................................................................................................

33

Network...............................................................................................................

34

REBOOT ...................................................................................................................

35

CHAPTER 8: USING REALPORT.......................................................................

36

Configuring the IP Address.................................................................................

36

Configuring the Serial Port for RealPort............................................................

36

Adding a Virtual COM Port using RealPort.......................................................

37

Removing a Virtual COM Port using RealPort ..................................................

37

Updating RealPort..............................................................................................

38

APPENDIX A: DEFAULT CONFIGURATION SETTINGS ..............................

40

APPENDIX B: PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS ..................................................

42

APPENDIX C: ES1AWB DIMENSIONAL DIAGRAM......................................

44

APPENDIX D: RS-232CONNECTIONS..............................................................

46

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