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Network Settings for Network I/O Controller

Network Settings

Device's Ethernet network setting.

Network Mode

Wired Only is the only choice. It enables the Ethernet network connectivity.

Automatic IP Address Configuration

An IP address can be assigned automatically. You then enter related network
settings.

To assign an IP address automatically:

  1. On the main menu, click Network.
  2. Select Obtain IP address automatically.
  3. Enter the following (as necessary):
    BOOTP
    Select Enable to permit the Bootstrap Protocol (BOOTP). server to assign the IP address from a pool of addresses automatically. Enable is the default.
    DHCP
    Select Enable to permit the Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) to assign a leased IP address to the XPort unit automatically. Enable is the default.
    AutoIP
    Select Enable to permit the XPort to generate an IP in the 169.254.x.x address range with a Class B subnet. Enable is the default.
    DHCP Host Name
    Enter the name of the host on the network providing the IP address.

    Note: Disabling BOOTP, DHCP, and AutoIP (all three checkboxes) are not advised as the only available IP assignment method will then be ARP or serial port.

  4. When you are finished, click the OK button.
  5. On the main menu, click Apply Settings.

Static IP Address Configuration

You manually assign an IP address to the unit and enter related network settings.

To assign an IP address manually:

  1. On the main menu, click Network.
  2. Select Use the following IP configuration.
  3. Enter the following (as necessary):
    IP Address
    If DHCP is not used to assign IP addresses, enter it manually in decimal-dot notation. The IP address must be set to a unique value in the network.
    Subnet Mask
    A subnet mask defines the number of bits taken from the IP address that is assigned for the host part.
    Default Gateway
    The gateway address, or router, allows communication to other LAN segments. The gateway address should be the IP address of the router connected to the same LAN segment as the unit. The gateway address must be within the local network.
  4. When you are finished, click the OK button.
  5. On the main menu, click Apply Settings.

Ethernet Configuration

You must specify the speed and direction of data transmission.

To specify how data will be transmitted:

  1. On the main menu, click Network.
  2. Enter the following (as necessary):
    Auto Negotiate
    With this option, the Ethernet port auto-negotiates the speed and duplex with the hardware endpoint to which it is connected. This is the default.
    If this option is not selected, the complete the fields that become available:
    • Speed: The speed of data transmission. The default is 100 Mbps.
    • Duplex: The direction of data transmission. The default is Full.
  3. When you are finished, click the OK button.
  4. On the main menu, click Apply Settings.

 

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