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This section provides a procedure for commissioning a new I/O card.

Note

The screen outputs in this page are examples only and may show software versions other that the ones that are supported for this release; however, the procedure for commissioning an I/O card is the same.

To commission an I/O card that is running the same software load as the Management CPUs

  1. Insert the card in the required slot. 

    The system automatically boots the card.

  2. From the Main Menu, select System, and press ENTER.

  3. Select Software Revisions, and press ENTER.

  4. Select I/O Versions, and press ENTER.


     
  5. Enter the required slot number, and press ENTER.



  6. Press ENTER to continue.

  7. Repeat steps 1 to 6 to add any other additional I/O card to the system that are running the same software load as the Management CPUs.

  8. Navigate to the Available Software Versions screen and confirm that the card(s) is commissioned as required.

    You may consider doing a Complete System Backup (using a USB key) .

To commission an I/O card that is NOT running the same software load as the Management CPUs

  1. Insert the card in the required slot. 

    The system automatically boots the card.

  2. From the Main Menu, select System, and press ENTER.

  3. Select Software Revisions, and press ENTER.

  4. Select I/O Versions, and press ENTER. 



  5. Enter the required slot number, and press ENTER.



  6. Enter n, and press ENTER.



  7. Enter y, and press ENTER.



  8. Repeat steps 1 to 7 to add any other additional I/O card to the system that are NOT running the same software load as the Management CPUs.

  9. Navigate to the Available Software Versions screen and confirm that the card(s) has been commissioned as required.

    You may consider doing a Complete System Backup (using a USB key).

Complete System Backup (using a USB key)

It is recommended that you use a 16GB USB key for a complete system backup. To perform this backup, you have to insert this USB key into the the USB port on either the AMC124 Management CPU or its respective RTM (slot 2 or slot 13). The location of these USB ports are shown in the following two illustrations.

Note

  • The term configuration data in this document refers to the system and application configuration data.

  • Log files, with the exception of the upgrade log associated with the application load, are not included in a complete system backup and restore.

Figure : AMC124 CPU USB Interface

Figure : RMC110 µRTM Interface

To execute a complete system backup (using a USB key)

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