5.4. Defining the Site ID and
Before configuring individual ports, the Site ID and Supervisor
Password should be defined. The Site ID is used to denote the
location or name of the CMS unit, and the Supervisor Password
is used to restrict access to sensitive commands. Both the Site
ID and Supervisor Password are defined via the System
Parameters menu (/F).
·The Site ID cannot include double quotes.
·The Supervisor Password cannot include an
asterisk, forward slash, spaces, or double quotes.
·Both the Site ID and Supervisor Password will be
cleared if the CMS is initialized to default settings.
·The Supervisor Password cannot be the same as an
existing Port Password.
·The System Parameters Menu is only available in
·The Supervisor Password is case sensitive. Make
certain to note the exact password entered,
including the case of each letter. It is also strongly
recommended to write down your Supervisor
Password. If the password is lost or forgotten, you
will not be able to access Supervisor Level
commands unless you initialize the unit and clear
all parameters as described in Section 4.3.
1. Access the command mode. When the “CMS>” prompt
appears, type /F [Enter] to display the System
2. Site ID Message: (Up to 32 characters; Default =
undefined) Type 1and press [Enter], the Site I.D. Prompt
will appear. Key in the desired text and press [Enter] .
3. Supervisor Password: (Up to 32 characters; Default =
undefined) Type 2and press [Enter], a prompt will
appear. Key in the desired password then press [Enter].
The CMS will prompt you to confirm spelling and
capitalization. Key in the password a second time, and
then press [Enter].