SX II Quick Setup Guide

SX II Quick Setup Guide
Dominion® SX II
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Each SX II ships as a fully-configured stand-alone product in a
standard 1U 19" rackmount chassis.
If needed, connect a Raritan Nulling Serial Adapter to the
serial port on your target, then plug a standard Cat5 cable
into the adapter. Connect the other end of the cable to an
available port on the back of SX II.
The SX II package includes •
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1 - SX II appliance
1 - Rackmount kit
2 - AC power cords
1 - Set of 4 rubber feet (for desktop use)
1 - Warranty card
5. Flip the power switch(s) to turn SX II on.
6. Next, connect SX II to your network and configure your
network settings for the first time.
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Factory Defaults
The SX II appliance is shipped from the factory with the
following defaults:
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IP address - 192.168.0.192
Username - admin (all lowercase)
Password - raritan (all lowercase)
Important: For backup and business continuity purposes,
it is strongly recommended you create a backup
administrator username and password. Keep the
information in a secure location.
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Connect to Your Network and Configure SX II
for the First Time
You can configure the SX II via command line interface (CLI)
or via a web browser.
To configure the SX II using the CLI:
1. To configure SX II via CLI, connect to SX II using any one
of the following  Connect a computer to the Terminal port for serial
console access.
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Set Up SX II Connections
1. After you have installed the SX II at the rack, connect the
power cord(s) between the power connector on the SX II
and an external, AC or DC power source (depending on
your model).
2. You can connect the second power connector to a backup
power source.
Use the power cords that came with SX II.
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Connect a keyboard tray or KVM console to the DVI-D
and USB ports.
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Connect a laptop to the MiniUSB Admin port.
2. The emulator interface opens once you are connected to
SX II. Press the Enter key on your keyboard.
3. Connect an external modem (optional). See Connect and
Enable Global Access to an External Modelin online help.
4. Connect your target devices or other serially managed
devices to the server ports on the SX II.
Use a standard Cat5 cable to connect your target device
to an available port on the back of SX II.
3. When the Login prompt appears, enter the default
username admin and password raritan. Use all
lowercase letters.
4. You are prompted to change the default password. Do so
now, and be sure to remember this password for future
login. When creating a password via CLI, it cannot begin
with a space or end with a space. This does not apply to
creating passwords in using the Remote Console.
By default, the network is configured for a static IP
address.
Note: Check the pin definition of the RJ45 port on the
target. It should match the pin definition on SX II.
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5. At the admin > prompt, enter config and at the next
prompt enter network.
6. At the admin > config > network > prompt, enter
interface if lan1 ipauto none ip <ip
address> mask <mask> gw <gateway ip
address>
To use DHCP, enter interface if lan1 ipauto
dhcp
7. Give the device a name to help identify it.
Enter "name devicename <DSX2 name>".
Repeat this step for each port with a device connected to
it.
13. When done, enter top to return to the top level prompt.
To configure the SX II using a web browser:
The first time you configure SX II, if you are connecting from
the LAN port on laptop to the LAN1 port on SX II using a
crossover cable, do the following 1. Use cross-over cable to connect your laptop from its LAN
port to the LAN1 port on SX II.
Up to 32 characters are supported for the name. Spaces
and special characters not supported.
8. At the admin > config > network prompt, enter
quit to get into upper menu admin > config, then
enter time.
9. At the admin > config > time > prompt, set the
date and time on the SX II.
 Enter timezonelist and find the number code that
corresponds to your time zone.
 Enter clock tz <timezone code> date <date
string> time <time string>
where <timezone code> is the time zone code,
<time string> is the current time in "HH:MM:SS"
format and <date string> is the current date in
"YYYY-MM-DD" format (quotes included, uses 24-hour
time).
2. Set the laptop's LAN port's Static IP to 192.168.0.191
and its Network Mask to 255.255.255.0.
3. Open a browser and enter this URL: http://192.168.0.192
4. When the Login window appears, enter the default
username admin and password raritan. Use all lowercase
letters.
5. You are prompted to change the default password. Do so
now, and be sure to remember this password for future
login.
6. Select Device > Network Settings.
Example: clock tz 9 date "2015-08-15" time
"09:22:33"
10. Enter top to return to the top level prompt.
11. Next, enter config and then enter ports at the next
prompt.
You can now configure each server port that has a target
device connected to it.
12. Enter config port then hit ? to see the port parameters.
For example:
config port 1 name cisco1700 bps 9600
parity odd flowcontrol none emulation
vt100
You can also use port ranges or the wildcard asterisk *,
such as config port * bps 115200
This configures all ports for a communications speed of
115200 bps.
Or
config port 3-7 bps 115200
This configures ports 3 through 7 for 115200 bps.
Or
config port 1,2,7-9 bps 115200
7. You can give the device a name to help identify it. Up to
64 characters are allowed, but special characters and
spaces are not supported.
8. In the Network Basic Settings panel, select an IP
configuration method.
By default, SX II is set to None, so it uses a static IP
address.
This configures ports 1, 2, 7 through 9 for 115200 bps.
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9. Give SX II an IP address, subnet mask, and gateway
address on the LAN(s).
If DHCP is selected and the client computer used to
configure SX II via crossover cable is running a DHCP
server, the SX II will not be accessed at 192.168.0.192.
Instead, it is accessed via the IP address assigned by the
DHCP server.
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Click the checkbox next to a port with a target device
connected to it.
 Click Edit to display the settings for the port(s) and
enter the information. See the user guide for details.
19. When finished, click OK and repeat for any other ports.
10. Next, set the date and time. Select Device Settings >
Date/Time to set the date and time.
11. Choose your time zone from the Time Zone drop-down
list.
12. Adjust for daylight savings time by checking the "Adjust for
daylight savings time" checkbox.
13. Choose the method to use to set the date and time:
 User Specified Time - use this option to input the date
and time manually. For the User Specified Time
option, enter the date and time. For the time, use the
hh:mm format (using a 24-hour clock).
 Synchronize with NTP Server - use this option to
synchronize the date and time with the Network Time
Protocol (NTP) Server.
 Enter the IP address of the Primary Time server.
 Enter the IP address of the Secondary Time server.
Optional
Note: If DHCP is selected for the Network Settings on the
Network page, the NTP server IP address is
automatically retrieved from the DHCP server by default.
Manually enter the NTP server IP address by selecting
the Override DHCP checkbox.
14. Click OK.
15. Select Device Setting > Port Configuration to configure
each console port that has a target device connected to it.
16. Click on a port name to open its Port Configuration page.
17. Enter the port information. Click OK to save the
information for the port.
18. To apply the same configuration to other ports, expand the
"Apply Serial Port Settings To Other Ports" section of the
page, if needed.
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Next Steps
Congratulations! Your SX II is configured and ready for use.
We suggest you get started by doing the following:
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Create additional user profiles and groups.
Enhance the authentication and security capabilities of SX
II.
Remotely access target devices via Raritan Serial Console
(RSC), Direct Port Access (if enabled), or command line
interface SSH or Telnet.
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Additional Information
For more information about SX II and the entire Raritan
product line, see Raritan's website (www.raritan.com). For
technical issues, contact Raritan Technical Support. See the
Contact Support page in the Support section on Raritan's
website for technical support contact information worldwide.
Raritan's products use code licensed under the GPL and LGPL. You can
request a copy of the open source code. For details, see the Open Source
Software Statement at (http://www.raritan.com/about/legal-statements/opensource-software-statement/) on Raritan's website.
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