4.3. TPS Command/Menu Conventions
When invoking TPS commands and selecting items from configuration menus, note the following:
·All TPS commands can be invoked at the TPS> command prompt, or from the General Parameters
Menu, Port Parameters Menus or Network Parameters Menu.
·TPS commands are not case sensitive. All TPS commands are invoked by pressing [Enter].
·To select an item from a TPS menu, key in the number for the item and press [Enter]. To exit from a
menu, press [Esc] at any time. Parameters defined up to that point will be saved.
·To display the Help Screen, type /H [Enter].
·The ",Y" option can temporarily suppress the "Sure?" confirmation prompt. The ",Y" option is
entered at the end of the command line, immediately following the command or argument. For
example, to reset the network port without displaying the "Sure?" prompt, type /T,Y [Enter],orto
switch off Plug 2 without the "Sure?" prompt, type /OFF 2,Y [Enter].
4.4. Defining General Parameters
When the "TPS>" prompt appears, type /G [Enter] to display the General Parameters menu (Figure 5).
Note that this menu is not available in User Mode. The General Parameters menu offers the following
1. System Password: (Up to 16 characters, case-sensitive) When the System Password is defined, the
TPS will display a prompt before allowing access to command mode. If the System Password is
entered, the TPS will start-up in System Mode. To define the System Password, type 1and press
[Enter]. (Default = undefined).
Note: If the System Password is not defined, the password prompt will not be displayed, and
the TPS will always start-up in System Mode.
2. Site ID: Defines a text string (up to 32 characters) that denotes the installation site. To define the
Site ID, type 2and press [Enter]. (Default = undefined).
3. Modem Initialization String: To define the Modem Initialization String (up to 32 characters),
type 3and press [Enter]. For more information on the initialization string, please refer to the
user's guide for your external modem. Make certain that the modem is set to auto-answer in one
ring. (Default = ATE0M0Q1&C1&D2S0=1).
4. Modem Disconnect String: To define the Disconnect String (up to 32 characters), type 4press
[Enter], and follow the instructions in the submenu. For more information, please refer to the
user's guide for your external modem. (Default = undefined).
5. Baud Rate: To select the baud rate for the Modem Port and Console Port, type 5press [Enter],
and follow the instructions in the submenu. Make certain to select a rate that is compatible with the
external modem, and/or the device connected to the Console Port. (Default value determined by
Option Switch 1; Factory Setting = 9600).
Note: When this setting is changed, the new baud rate will not be applied until the user exits
and then re-enters the TPS Command Mode.
TPS Series Telnet Power Switches; User's Guide Start-Up / Configuration