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MX250 — Power on and off, Console Mode. Power Supply. MX250 has ac and dc inputs ac 100 to 240 V, 5A, 50 to 60 Hz dc –48 V, 6A worldwide safety and compliance approvals If ac portion of power supply fails dc portion continues to operate use the BPS12 for 6 hours of backup. Power On.

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Mx250 power on and off console mode

MX250 — Power on and off, Console Mode


Power supply

Power Supply

  • MX250 has ac and dc inputs

    • ac 100 to 240 V, 5A, 50 to 60 Hz

    • dc –48 V, 6A

    • worldwide safety and compliance approvals

  • If ac portion of power supply fails

    • dc portion continues to operate

    • use the BPS12 for 6 hours of backup


Power on

Power On

  • Automatically powers up

    • when ac or dc is plugged in

    • reset button does not need to be pressed

  • If ac or dc is already connected

    • press reset button to turn power on


Boot sequence

Boot Sequence

  • Internal processors load software from hard disc

  • Indicate the boot status using the LEDs

    • details in MX250 hardware manual

  • Less than one minute to become operational


Startup log

Startup Log

  • Created every time the MX250 boots up

    • accessed through MX250 web server

    • point browser at external IP address of MX250


Startup log example

Startup Log Example

  • Details boot sequence

  • Can tell if system powered up successfully

    • or if there are any problems booting up


Console mode

Console Mode

  • Activated by pressing the console button

  • Can be activated

    • during startup phase

    • during normal operation

  • Provides access to special functions

    • not available in normal mode

    • through connection on port 2


Console mode how to activate at power up

Console Mode — How to Activate at Power Up

  • Press and hold the console button

  • Power up the MX250

  • Do not release console button until

    • Status LED flashes green, red, orange, and off*

      • this could take up to 1 minute

  • Reboot required to exit console mode

*In version 1.2 of software, Status LED flashes green and off


Console mode activated at power up

Console Mode — Activated at Power Up

  • Assigns fixed IP address 192.168.1.100 to MX250

  • Runs a DHCP server, leases one IP address

    • 192.168.1.101

    • directly connect your laptop to console port

  • Allows you to:

    • change external IP address of the MX250

    • reset master password

    • perform emergency recovery


Console mode how to activate during operation

Console Mode — How to Activate During Operation

  • Press and hold the console button

  • Do not release console button until

    • status LED flashes green, red, orange, and off

      • this takes 2 seconds

  • No reboot required to exit console mode

    • press and hold console button for 2 seconds

    • Status LED returns to previous condition


Console mode activated during operation

Console Mode — Activated During Operation

  • DOES NOT assign fixed IP address 192.168.1.100 to MX250

  • DOES NOT run a new DHCP server

  • Allows you to:

    • change external IP address of the MX250

    • reset master password

    • perform emergency recovery


Console mode imitation

Console Mode — Imitation

  • If External IP Address is 192.168.1.100

    • MX250 acts as if it is in console mode


Automatic shutdown

Automatic Shutdown

  • Allows you to safely shutdown system

    • press and hold reset button for one second

    • Status LED flashes orange

  • System applications are properly shutdown

    • safely shuts down the database

    • terminates all active processes

    • turns off the power


Forced shutdown

Forced Shutdown

  • Allows you to shutdown the MX250

    • when it cannot shut down on its own

    • same feature on PCs with ATX power supplies

  • Initiate during normal operation by holding down reset button for 10 seconds

  • May cause database corruption


Immediate shutdown

Immediate Shutdown

  • Initiated from Admin UI

    • Maintenance | Shutdown MX

  • All active calls are terminated immediately

  • Terminates all processes gracefully


Graceful stop

Graceful Stop

  • Allows current calls to be completed before shutting down the system

  • No further calls can be set up


Safe shutdown when 48 vdc input drops

Safe Shutdown — When 48 Vdc input drops

  • When ac fails

    • MX250 should be connected to a BPS12

  • MX250 monitors –48 Vdc level

  • When voltage level drops to a certain level

    • MX250 initiates safe shutdown


Syslog reporting of events

Syslog Reporting of Events

  • Events sent to a Syslog server

  • Indicate status changes

    • power on and off

    • console mode activation and deactivation


Summary

Summary

  • MX250 can be powered on and off

    • by hardware or software

  • Detailed logs

    • startup

    • Syslog

  • Console access to MX250

    • used for initial configuration

    • when you forget the master password

    • when you forget the external IP address


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