5.2. Defining and Reading the Site I.D.
When your application involves communication with several CPM units, the Site I.D. can
indicate the location or name of each unit. If you have already defined the Site I.D. in
Section 3, and have not reinitialized the CPM, skip this section.
•The Site I.D., cannot include non-printable ASCII Codes, such as NULLS and
•The Site I.D. will be cleared when the CPM is initialized to default settings.
1. Access the Command Mode.
2. Type /F and press [Enter]. The CPM will prompt the user to enter the Site I.D.. Key in
the desired Site I.D. and press [Enter]. Up to 32 characters long.
3. To display the Site I.D., type /J and press [Enter].
5.3. Port Configuration
5.3.1. Configuration Conventions
When responding to prompts, invoking commands, and selecting items from the port
configuration menu, note the following:
·To select an item from the Port Configuration menu, key in the number for the item and
·When defining the Port Name or Password, do not use ASCII Control Codes, the slash
character (/), quotation marks ("), the asterisk character (*) or blank spaces.
·The Port Name cannot begin with a number.
·Refer to the instructions in each screen for additional functions available under that screen.
·To exit a menu or prompt without changing its current configuration, press [Esc].
·Note that the Password and Port Names are case sensitive. When defining the Passwords
or Port Names, take care to note the exact text, including the case of each character.
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