PollCat NetLink-VIP & PollCat NLJ-VIP - User’s Guide
17.2. System Diagnostics
The System Diagnostics menu allows access to functions used to test
memory, modem communication, pager, and SNMP Trap operation.
17.2.1. Load and Test Memory
This function tests the VIP's internal memory. When activated, the VIP will
clear the internal data ﬂash and load a test pattern which is used to verify
CAUTION: When this test is performed, all data stored in
the VIP's ﬂash memory will be lost. Note, that user-deﬁned
parameters will not be effected.
To initiate this test, go to the System Diagnostics menu, type 1 and press
[Enter]. The VIP will display a conﬁrmation prompt. To proceed with the
test, type Y, press [Enter], and wait for the test to be completed.
When the test is complete, the VIP will list all installed memory modules,
along with the Pass/Fail status of each module. If test results indicate
a memory error, please contact WTI Customer Service as described in
Appendix F. To return to the System Diagnostics menu when the test is
complete, press [Esc].
17.2.2. Send Test Message
This function is used to test the modem transmitter. When the Send Test
Message function is enabled, the unit will send a continuous test message
which should be received by your PC. If the test message is not received,
this could indicate that the VIP's modem is not transmitting properly.
To initiate this test, go to the System Diagnostics menu, type 2 and press
[Enter], a submenu will appear. Select "On" to enable the test. To exit the
Send Test Message Mode, press [Esc].
1. Load & Test Memory
2. Send Test Message
3. Test Pager
4. Send Test SNMP Trap(s)
Press <ESC> to return to previous menu ...
Figure 17.2: System Diagnostics Menu