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Using the Service Interface to set IPs

The Serial Port Recovery Interface, also known as the Service Interface, allows you to configure controllers manually.

Before you begin

Steps

  1. Connect to the controller's serial port.
  2. Send a BREAK code.
    The controller's serial port converts to active state.
  3. Enter <S> at the following prompt to initiate the Service Interface:
    Press within 5 seconds: <S> for Service Interface. <BREAK> for baud rate
    Note: The above command prompts must be entered as uppercase.
    A prompt for the Service Interface password is displayed.
  4. Enter SPRIentry at the following Service Interface password prompt:
    Enter Password to access Service Interface (60 sec timeout): SPRIentry
    Note: If a password is not entered within the 60 second interval, the process times out.
    The Service Interface Main Menu displays.
  5. Under the Service Interface Main Menu, enter 2 to select Change IP Configuration.
    The Select Ethernet Port menu displays.
  6. From the Select Ethernet Port menu, enter 1 to select Ethernet Port 1.
    The Change IP Configuration menu displays.
  7. Under the Change IP Configuration menu, enter the following to enable the IPv4 protocol for the port:
    Enable IPv4? (Y/N):Y
  8. Under Configure using DHCP?, enter the following:
    Configure using DHCP? (Y/N): N
    The current fixed IP address, IP subnet mask, and IP address of the default gateway associated with the controller port is displayed under the Current Configuration column within the Change IP Configuration menu.
  9. To configure the fixed IP address used for the controller port, enter the appropriate data under the New Configuration column for the IP Address field.
                             Current Configuration  New Configuration
    IP Address         if0 : 10.113.160.252         10.113.160.226
    Note: You can delete entries under the New Configuration column by pressing '.'
  10. To configure the IP subnet mask associated with the controller port, enter the appropriate data under the New Configutation column for the Subnet Mask field.
                             Current Configuration  New Configuration
    IP Address         if0 : 10.113.160.252         10.113.160.226
    Subnet Mask        if0 : 255.255.252.0          255.255.242.0
  11. To configure the IP address for the default gateway associated with the controller port, enter the appropriate data under the New Configuration column for the Gateway IP Address field.
                             Current Configuration  New Configuration
    IP Address         if0 : 10.113.160.252         10.113.160.226
    Subnet Mask        if0 : 255.255.252.0          255.255.242.0
    Gateway IP Address if0 : 10.113.160.1           10.113.157.1
  12. Under Change port configuration (speed & duplex)?, enter the following:
    Change port configuration (speed & duplex)? (Y/N): N
  13. Under Reboot to have the settings take effect?, enter the following:
    Reboot to have the settings take effect? (Y/N): N
    Note: Reboot will still be required for changes to take effect.
  14. Press ENTER and then ^D.
    All changes made within the Change IP Configuration prompt are applied, and the Service Interface Main Menu is displayed.
  15. Under the Service Interface Main Menu, enter q to select Quit Menu.
    The Service Interface closes.