Accessing WESMAINT II+ using a terminal
Power up and test steps
You can use a VT100-compatible terminal or a terminal emulation program to directly
access the WESMAINT II+ facility. SGConfig's Terminal Emulator is an example of a suitable
terminal emulation program.
For further information about using WESMAINT II+ software to perform any of the test
procedures in this section, refer to the WESMAINT II+ User's Guide.
Microsoft Windows™ HyperTerminal can be used for terminal emulation but it is NOT
recommended because code and configuration file download times are considerably
The program Tera Term for Microsoft Windows™ does not have these limitations and is
therefore recommended as a terminal emulation program. It can be downloaded from the
The SHELL is a debugging and diagnostics tool that is accessible as a menu selection in
WESMAINT II+, or from a basic login prompt if WESMAINT II+ is not available.
To power up and test the D20MX:
"Set up a PC to act as a WESMAINTII+ terminal". See page 55.
"Power up the D20MX" on page 55. See page 55.
Result: The D20MX automatically runs the Online Start-up test. See "Automatic on-line
start-up test" on page 55.
"Test for redundancy". See page 56.
"Check that fail-over is functioning correctly". See page 57.
"Check that switch-over is functioning correctly". See page 57.
"Verify either hardware or software switch-over". See page 58.
CHAPTER 4: POWERING-UP AND TESTING
D20MX HARDWARE USER'S MANUAL