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DN-13007
2 USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Ports/MFP Server
User`s Manual
Version 1.17
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    DN-13007 2 USB 2.0 Hi-Speed Ports/MFP Server User`s Manual Version 1.17...

  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents CHAPTER1 INTRODUCTION ......................4 About this Manual................... 4 Support Services ..................... 4 CHAPTER2 PRODUCT OVERVIEW ....................4 Package Contents ................... 4 Product CD ..................... 4 2.2.1 Start-up Procedures for Windows ..............4 Physical Description..................5 2.3.1 Ethernet Connector..................5 2.3.2 USB Host Ports....................

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    Configuring Host File................... 32 Printing by LPD/LPR ................... 32 Using the Server on BSD UNIX/Linux............32 Using the Server on RedHat Linux (Fedora Core)........33 CHAPTER6 FILE SERVER FUNCTION..................40 Preliminary ....................40 Storage Names ....................40 Connecting USB Mass Storage to the Server ..........40 Supported Codepages ...................

  • Page 4: Chapter1 Introduction

    Chapter1 Introduction Thank you for purchasing this Digitus DN-13007 USB MFP Server (in the following referred to as “Server”). This server is designed to connect your AIO/MFPs (All-In-One/Multifunction Peripheral), printers, USB mass storages (hard drives, flash drives, and memory card readers), and scanners, to your network, allowing all network users access to these shared USB devices resources.

  • Page 5: Physical Description

    Physical Description 2.3.1 Ethernet Connector The network connector of this Server is designed for 10 Mbps or 100 Mbps Ethernet networks and connects to the network via a twisted pair category 5 cable (10baseT and 100baseTX) or better. 2.3.2 USB Host Ports This Server has two USB host ports which are USB 1.1/2.0 low, full, and high speed compliant and successfully tested with USB 1.1/2.0 printers, Mass Storage, and AIP/MFPs.

  • Page 6: Installation Methods

    Installation Methods 2.4.1 Installation and Integration Please refer to the table below to select the appropriate installation method. The Control Center tool is available on the CD or from Digitus’s website. Functi Method Description Print Windows Standard Installation of LPR, Raw TCP...

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    2. Flexibility: The MFP server supports print/File/Scan sharing in all major computer systems and environments. 3. Easy to Install: The MFP server installs, operates and is managed in a reliable and easy fashion. 4. Security: You can assign administrator name and password to restrict login. 5.

  • Page 8: Chapter3 Basic Installation

    Unless you are assigning an IP address using DHCP, you must obtain an unused IP address from your network administrator. 3.2.4 Methods for Setting the IP Address You can set the IP address of your Digitus DN-13007 USB MFP server using one of the...

  • Page 9: Host Names And Host Name Rules

    3.2.5 Host Names and Host Name Rules The Host Name of the Server is specified by “DN-13007”in Factory Parameter. If you put two or more MFP servers in your local area network, to avoid using same Host Names you have to change the Host Names by using MFP Server Control Center or server’s web pages.

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    4. Double click the highlight list and type the server’s administrator (default: admin) and password (default: admin). 5. After you login successfully, from the Server’s menu, select TCP/IP. The Set IP Address dialog appears.

  • Page 11: Set The Ip Address Using Server's Web

    6. Click the button that corresponds to your choice of IP setting method (static or dynamic using DHCP). When assigning a static IP address you also have to define Subnet Mask and Default Gateway. If you choose Automatically get IP by DHCP, you can use desired DNS by clicking the Manual DNS button and manually assigning a DNS.

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    3. Go to the web page and click CONFIG icon. 4. Login your administrator (default: admin) and password (default: admin). 5. Click TCP/IP icon. 6. Click the button that corresponds to your choice of IP setting methods (static...

  • Page 13: Naming Your Usb Devices

    or dynamic using DHCP). When assigning a static IP address you also have to define Subnet Mask and Default Gateway. 7. Click Submit to save your settings. And the server will reboot. You have now finished the procedure of setting the IP address. Naming Your USB Devices 3.3.1 Printer Names...

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    5. Set your printer names in Printer Name box and then click Apply. B. Using Server’s Web Pages 1. Go to the web page and click CONFIG icon. 2. Login your administrator (default: admin) and password (default: admin). 3. Click USB Device Information...

  • Page 15: Storage Names

    4. Set your printer names in Printer Name box and then click Apply. 3.3.2 Storage Names The local drives of the two storages in USB1 port and USB2 port are named as USBx_DxPx, where USBx represents the USBx port, Dx represents the the x-th Disk (in particular to card reader plugging in multiple cards) and Px represents the x-th partition.

  • Page 16: Chapter4

    Chapter4 Adding Printers in Windows Overview of Installation Methods This chapter describes how to add network printers to Windows PC. Table List for Installing Network Printer Windows Printing Method Platform Protocols Windows 98, ME, SMB/CIFS Printing Standard Windows Add Printer 2000,XP and Wizard 2003...

  • Page 17: The Server And Windows Pc On Same Lan

    4.2.1 The Server and Windows PC on Same LAN LAN HUB/Switch MFP Server USB Printer 4.2.2 The Server and Windows PC on Different LANs Example: Wired Windows PC across Internet Router Internet LAN HUB/Switch MFP Server Router LAN HUB/Switch USB Printer Setting up Local Windows Printer Driver You are advised to install your Windows printer driver in advance.

  • Page 18: Adding Network Printers In Windows

    1. Click Start, click Control Panel, click Printers and Other Hardware, and then click Printers and Faxes. 2. Double click Add Printer to start the Add Printer Wizard, and then click Next. 3. Click Local printer, clear the Automatically detect and install my Plug-n-Play printer check box to avoid having to wait for the completion of another printer search, and then click Next.

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    5. In the Printer Name or IP Address box, type Host Name of the MFP server (default: DN-13007) or IP address of MFP server. In the Port Name box, type your desired names or USB1_LPR or USB2_LPR for printer connected to USB1 port and USB2 port, respectively.

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    Address box. 6. Click Next. 7. Click Custom/settings. 8. Click Settings and confirm that the settings are as below. The queue names are USB1_LQ, USB2_LQ for USB1 port 1 and USB2 port, respectively. Click OK.

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    9. Click Finish...

  • Page 22: Using Control Center For Lpr Printing

    4.4.2 Using Control Center for LPR Printing Windows Platform: Windows 2000, XP and 2003 1. Start MFP Server Control Center, select your MFP server and click Add Printer. 2. Select USB1 Port or USB2 Port to add the printer in Add the printer box, choose to use Host Name or IP address to represent MFP server in Select IP address or Host Name in printer port box, and select the network printing protocol of Printing with LPR (Line Printer Remote).

  • Page 23: Using Standard Windows Method For Raw Tcp Printing

    5. In the Printer Name or IP Address box, type Host Name of the MFP server (default: DN-13007) or IP address of MFP server. In the Port Name box, type USB1_RAW or USB2_RAW for printer connected to USB1 port and USB2 port, respectively.

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    9. Click Finish.

  • Page 25: Using Control Center For Raw Tcp/jetdirect Printing

    4.4.4 Using Control Center for Raw TCP/JetDirect Printing Windows Platform: Windows 2000, XP and 2003 1. Start MFP Server Control Center, select your MFP server and click Add Printer. 2. Select USB1 Port or USB2 Port to add the printer in Add the printer box, choose to use or IP address to represent MFP server in Select IP Address or Host Name in printer port box, and select the network printing protocol of Print with Raw TCP Mode.

  • Page 26: Using Standard Windows Methods For Smb/cifs Printing

    4. Select the desired printer driver and click Set Port to Printer. 5. If you can not find any printer driver in Printer List, please install your printer driver first or click Add New Printer to install the printer driver. 4.4.5 Using Standard Windows Methods for SMB/CIFS Printing Before using SMB/CIFS printing, you have to login the SMB/CIF Print/File...

  • Page 27: Using Control Center For Smb/cifs Printing

    (Please refer to server’s web pages or MFP Server Control Center tool to know exact path). For example: if you set server’s Host Name as “DN-13007” and printer name (USB1 port) as psc 1300 ser, then the network path is expressed as: \\DN-13007\psc 1300 ser  ...

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    2. Select USB1 Port or USB2 Port to add the printer in Add the printer box, choose to use Host Name or IP address to represent MFP server in Select IP Address or Host Name in printer port box, and select the network printing protocol of Printing with Network Path (SMB).

  • Page 29: Using Standard Windows Method For Ipp Printing

    5. If you can not find any printer driver in Printer List, please install your printer driver first or click Add New Printer to install the printer driver. 4.4.7 Using Standard Windows Method for IPP Printing Windows Platform: Windows 98 SE, ME, 2000, XP and 2003 1.

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    MFP server: http://sercver’s Host Name /printer name or http:/server’s IP address /printer name For example, http://DN-13007/psc1300 ser   If your server is running on a different LAN than your windows PC such as Internet PC, you must type IP address in URL: Field.

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    5. Click Next and then continue Windows Add Printer Wizard.

  • Page 32: Chapter5 Adding Printers In Unix/linux

    Log in to Linux machine by “root”. # login root 2. Register Digitus DN-13007 MFP server’s Host Name and IP address to /etc/hosts file. To edit host file, use an editor, e.g. “vi”. Example: The IP address is “192.168.1.100”, Host Name is “DN-13007”...

  • Page 33: Using The Server On Redhat Linux (fedora Core)

    :lp=:rm=DN-13007:rp=USB1_LQ:\ ---(B) :sd=/var/spool/lpd/Printer1:\ ---(C) :lf=/var/spool/lpd/Printer1/Printer1_errs: ---(D) where (A) Describes the printer name. (B) lp: Device file name to connect printer. No name designation required on the network. rm: Host Name for the remote printer. Type the Host Name registered to /etc/hosts file.

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    2. Click on the New button in the Printer configuration window. 3. Click on the Forward button in the Add a new print queue window.

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    4. Fill in your desired printer name and description (optional) in Queue name window and then click on the Forward button. 5. In Queue type window, you will now be asked to specify which Printer Queue type you are using, select the one option form Networked Unix (LPD), Networked CUPS (IPP), Networked Windows (SMB) and Networked JetDirect options.

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    Networked JetDirect: Fill in MFP server’s IP address and protocol’s TCP port and then click the Forward button. Example: If your MFP server’s IP address is 192.168.1.100 and it connects HP PSC 1300 MFP via USB1 port. You can type IP in server box as 192.168.1.100 and TCP Port in Port box as 9100.

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    Fill in the Workgroup, Host Name, User name and Password in Authentication window and then click on the OK button. iii. Click on the Forward button.

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    Networked CUPS (IPP): Fill in MFP server’s IP address and printer name then click the Forward button. Example: If your MFP server’s IP address is 192.168.1.100 and its printer name is psc 1300 ser. You can type IP in Server box as 192.168.1.100 and printer name in Path box as psc 1300 ser.

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    8. Click Finish button.

  • Page 40: Chapter6 File Server Function

    Chapter6 File Server Function This chapter describes the file server function of Digitus DN-13007 MFP server which allows USB storage devices to be shared across a network by using SMB: NetBIOS over TCP/IP and FTP protocol. Preliminary 1. This product supports a file format of FAT12/16/32. It will not support a drive formatted by NTFS, etc.

  • Page 41: 6.4 Supported Codepages

    MFP Server supports Windows codepages. If users want to communicate files using FTP client tool or SMB on Windows 98/Me/2000 with Digitus DN-13007 MFP server, they have to set their MFP server codepage to be same as the codepage that their Windows PC is using.

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    5. Select your codepage form File Server Codepage box and click Apply. Using Server’s Web Pages 1. Go to the web page, click CONFIG 2. Login your administrator (default: admin) and password (default: admin). 3. After you login successfully, setting General Configuration dialog appears.

  • Page 43: 6.5 Adding Your Usb Mass Storages To Network With Security

    6.5.1 Setting up File Server Using Control Center 1. Start Digitus DN-13007 MFP Server Control Center and Auto-searching MFP server window will appear. 2. If the tool finds MFP servers in your local area network, then you have to select a MFP server from the server list.

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    5. Set up File Server Configuration: Set SMB/CIFS Print/File Server Enable SMB/CIFS Print/File Server: select the item, if you want to support SMB/CIFS print/File server. Enable Internet Access: clear the item, if you do not allow that users can access your SMB/CIFS server via Internet. If you select the item, you allow Internet users can access your storage using the SMB/CIFS protocol.

  • Page 45: Setting Up File Server Using Web

    number. Enable Passive Mode: select the item, if you want to allow that your FTP server can accept passive mode command. Enable Server Authentication: select the item, if you want to share your storage with user level security which requires user name and password to login.

  • Page 46: Use Shared Storages By Smb/cifs Method For Windows

    Enable SMB/CIFS Print/File Server: select the item, if you want to support SMB/CIFS print/File server. Enable Internet Access: clear the item, if you do not allow that users can access your SMB/CIFS server via Internet. If you select the item, you allow Internet users can access your storage using the SMB/CIFS protocol.

  • Page 47: Use Shared Storage By Ftp Methods For Windows

    Host Name "DN-13007" or the Host Name that you have set. 6. If you can not find Workgroup name of MFP server in Microsoft Windows Network, you can select Search for Computer… in My Network Places and type the hostname of MFP server (For example, default Host Name “DN-13007”...

  • Page 48: 6.6 Formatting Disk

    1. Type Dos command as “ftp” 2. Type “open server’s Host Name” or “open server’s IP address”. If you have changed the default FTP port : 21 to the new value, you have to add the new port number in the tail of command as “open server’s Host Name ftp port” or “open server’s IP address ftp port”...

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    file system. All data in the disk will be destroyed. Just choose FAT or FAT32 file system, then click “format” button to begin formatting the disk.

  • Page 50: Chapter7 Scan Server Function

    LAN HUB/Switch DN-13007 HP MFP Scanner Using the Shared Scanner in Windows 7.2.1 Using Control Center 1. Start MFP Server Control Center, select your MFP server, and click Digitus Network Scanner. 2. Select your scanner for USB1 port or USB2 port.

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    3. Set the options. The options are defined as follows: Source: choose flatbed scanning or scrolledbed scanning Mode: choose lineart (black/white), Gray and color mode Resolution: choose the image resolution Contrast: tune the contrast of the image Brightness: tune brightness of the image Range: define the scanning range of the image Note: Not all the MFP scanners support the options above.

  • Page 52: Using Windows Applications

    When you install MFP Server Control Center tool, it will also install this TWAIN driver. Example: Using Photoshop 1. Start Photoshop, click File ->Import->Digitus DN-13007 Network Scanner 2. Select a server’s IP address or type a server IP address in Server Information box.

  • Page 53: 7.3 Using The Shared Scanner In Linux

    5. Click Preview button. 6. Adjust the window size to be scanned. 7. Click Scan button. 7.3 Using the Shared Scanner in Linux 7.3.1 Using XSane in Redhat Linux 1. Download SANE-Backends from http://www.sane-project.org. 2. Download and install SANE-frontends: XSane (UNIX binary) from http://www.xsane.org.

  • Page 55: Chapter8 Control Center

    Chapter8 Control Center This chapter describes how to use MFP Server Control Center in your Windows. Installing Control Center 1. Click Install Product button. 2. Click Next, if you see Next button in installation windows. 3. Click Finish. Using Control Center 8.2.1 Use Tools of Control Center You can use the following tools to help you using the MFP server:...

  • Page 56: Display Server's Status

    Network Scanning : perform network scanner function of the highlight list’s server Add Printer : perform add printer function of the highlight list’s server 8.2.2 Display Server’s Status You can start MFP Server Control Center and select your MFP server to see the server status which includes Host Information, TCP/IP, USB Devices Status and Supported Protocols.

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    Enable SMB/CIFS Print/File Server: select or clear Enable SMB/CIFS Print/File Server support. It is enabled in Factory Default. Enable Internet Access: select or clear Enable Internet Access support. If you clear the item, you do not allow that users can access your SMB/CIFS server via Internet.

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    User Accounts: You can change administrator name and password or add a user account for SMB/CIFS Print/File server and FTP File server. If you forgot administrator name and password, you must to perform Restore Factory Default action by pressing Init button and plugging Power adaptor simultaneously.

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    SNMP: You can set community and some parameters for SNMP server. Furthermore, you can enable SNMP v3 for more security. Set SNMP Configuration Authentic Community: set Community name of SNMP server. Trap Community: set Trap Community name for SNMP server to send trap packets.

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    Email: If you want to receive some alerting mail from the server, you have to enable SMTP Protocol, and set Email configuration. You can set new SMTP port number (default: 25). Set Email Configuration SMTP Protocol: select or clear Enable SMTP support SMTP Server Name: type your SMTP server’s Host Name or IP address.

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    Maintenance: If you want to restart server, restore factory default values of the server, download new firmware file from product’s public website and upgrade new firmware, you can use the Maintenance tool. Restart Server: click the button, the server will be restarted. Factory Default: click the button, the server will restore factory default values.

  • Page 63: Chapter9 Server's Web

    Chapter9 Server’s Web Pages Introduction The Server runs the daemon of http server, httpd on TCP port: 80. Users may use the web pages to see the server’s system status and configure the server. Using Server’s Web Pages 9.2.1 Display Server Status You can see the status of Host Information, TCP/IP and USB devices.

  • Page 64: Set Up Server Configuration

    Workgroup: the SMB workgroup name that the server belongs to. File Server Codepage: if users want to communicate files using FTP client tool or SMB on Windows 98 SE/Me/2000 with Digitus DN-13007 MFP server, they have to set their MFP server codepage to be same as the codepage that their Windows PC is using.

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    access your SMB/CIFS server via Internet. If you select the item, you allow Internet users can access your storage using the SMB/CIFS protocol. Enable Server Authentication: select or clear Enable Server Authentication support. Select the item, if you want to share your storage or printer with user level security which requires user name and password to login.

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    User Accounts: You can change administrator name and password or add a user account for SMB/CIFS Print/File server and FTP File server. If you forgot administrator name and password, you must to perform Restore Factory Default action by pressing Init button and plugging Power adaptor simultaneously.

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    Delete: delete the existing user account. SNMP: You can set community and some parameters for SNMP server. Furthermore, you can enable SNMP v3 for more security. Set SNMP Configuration Authentic Community: set Community name of SNMP server. Trap Community: set Trap Community name for SNMP server to send trap packets.

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    Restart Server: click the button, the server will be restarted. Maintenance If you want to restore factory default values of the server and upgrade new firmware, you can use the Maintenance tool. Factory Default: click the button, the server will restore factory default values.

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    Format Disk: You can format the inserted USB disk or USB flash disk to FAT16 or FAT32 file system. All data in the disk will be destroyed. Just choose FAT or FAT32 file system, then click “format” button to begin formatting the disk.

  • Page 70: Chapter10 Email Alerting

    Chapter10 Email Alerting This Server emails a notification to the user at these events: 1. Adding or Removing a USB device. 2. System Error. Chapter11 SNMP This Server runs an SNMP daemon supporting SNMP v1, v2c, and v3 protocols (Simple Network Management Protocol).

  • Page 71: Chapter12 Troubleshooting

    Chapter12 Troubleshooting This chapter provides useful information to help you resolve difficulties you may experience with your Server. Fault symptoms, possible causes, and remedial actions are provided within a quick reference table. This Server’s USB ports only support MFPs, printers, scanners, and mass storage. 12.1 LED Indicators Indicators Color/Behavior Description...

  • Page 72: Chapter13 Restore Factory Defaults

    Chapter13 Restore Factory Defaults You may restore the Server’s default parameters by one of the following methods. 13.1 Using Server’s Web Pages 1. Go to the Server’s web page and click CONFIG 2. Login your administrator (default: admin) and password (default: admin). 3.

  • Page 73: 13.2 Using Control Center

    Finally, the server will operate using the Factory Default values. 13.4 Default Parameters List Host Information Comment (Optional): Digitus DN-13007 USB MFP Server Host Name: DN-13007 Workgroup: WORKGROUP Codepage of File Server: Western European...

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    Allow Anonymous Login: disabled SANE Server: enabled SANE Port: 6566 Enable UPnP: enabled SNMP Authentic Community: public Trap Community: public Trap Address: 0.0.0.0 SysContact: My_Email_Address SysName: Digitus DN-13007 USB MFP Server SysLocation: www.digitus.info EnableAuthenTrap: 2 (disabled) SNMPv3: disabled User Account Administrator:admin Password: admin...

  • Page 75: Chapter14 Upgrade New Firmware

    Procedures to upgrade new firmware Procedure A: Using PC User Software 1. Open the Digitus DN-13007 MFP Server Control Center. It will automatically search the existing servers and display their status. 2. Select the server that you want to upgrade the firmware. Double click the selected server and enter Administrator Name and Password.

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    Procedure B: Using Server’s Web Pages 1. Power on Digitus DN-13007. Suppose Digitus DN-13007 is in DHCP mode. 2. Check Digitus DN-13007's IP address 3. First, run Digitus DN-13007 control center. The control center will automatically search Digitus DN-13007 on the LAN. Then Digitus DN-13007's IP address will be shown in control center.

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    9. Click Browse button to choose the file of new Digitus DN-13007 firmware. 10. Click Upload button to start firmware upgrade. 11. Wait about 15 seconds for system reboot. Procedure C: Using Init Button and TFTP Client to Upgrade Firmware in Emergency 1.

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    4. Click Upload Image. 5. Wait for “Image Uploading” to finish and then click Close. 6. Plug-off power adapter and then plug-in the power adapter to restart server.

  • Page 79: Chapter15 Init Button

    Chapter15 Init Button The Init button is used for maintenance: Simultaneously press Init button and turn on (by plugging in the power adaptor) the Server until USB1 and USB2 LED indicators simultaneously blink. After that, the Server will do the following tasks: A.

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