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Acer ARMC User Manual

Acer ARMC User Manual (173 pages)

Remote Management Card  
Brand: Acer | Category: Computer Hardware | Size: 6.47 MB
Table of contents
Revision History2................................................................................................................................................................
Table Of Contents3................................................................................................................................................................
Limitations Of Liability7................................................................................................................................................................
Web Site7................................................................................................................................................................
Packing List8................................................................................................................................................................
Optional Components9................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 1 Introduction11................................................................................................................................................................
Features11................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 2 Installing Your Armc Card13................................................................................................................................................................
Before You Start13................................................................................................................................................................
Avoid Electro-static Discharge (esd)13................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Installation And Setup13................................................................................................................................................................
Step 1 Unpack The Armc Card (and Check Jumper Settings)14................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Card Layout14................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Mac Address14................................................................................................................................................................
J5 Armc Feature Connector15................................................................................................................................................................
Jp2 Flash Write Enable/disable15................................................................................................................................................................
Jp3 Armc Reset Button15................................................................................................................................................................
Jp6 Diagnostic And Recovery Mode Jumper16................................................................................................................................................................
Step 2 Install The Optional Battery And Battery Clip16................................................................................................................................................................
Installation16................................................................................................................................................................
Charging The Battery Pack17................................................................................................................................................................
Storage17................................................................................................................................................................
Changing The Battery Pack17................................................................................................................................................................
Disposing Of A Battery Pack18................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Disposal Laws18................................................................................................................................................................
Other Laws In Other Areas18................................................................................................................................................................
Step 3 Install The Optional Modem Daughterboard19................................................................................................................................................................
Step 4 Plug In The Armc Card Into The Host System And Attach Internal Cables19................................................................................................................................................................
Step 5 Connect External Cables20................................................................................................................................................................
Step 6 Confirm The Motherboard's Bios Settings20................................................................................................................................................................
Step 7 Install The Operating System And Armc Drivers20................................................................................................................................................................
Step 8 Install The Acer-armc Windows Host Components21................................................................................................................................................................
Step 9 Setup Your Client Internet Browser25................................................................................................................................................................
Step 10 Connect To The Armc From A Client System29................................................................................................................................................................
Step 11 Load The Armc Sdk File For Your Model33................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 3 Locating Your Armc Card37................................................................................................................................................................
Overview37................................................................................................................................................................
Locating Your Armc Card37................................................................................................................................................................
Ip Address Range40................................................................................................................................................................
Schedule Discovery42................................................................................................................................................................
Usage43................................................................................................................................................................
Chapter 4 Using Your Armc45................................................................................................................................................................
Gui Overview45................................................................................................................................................................
Section Icons And Functions45................................................................................................................................................................
Default User Name And Password48................................................................................................................................................................
Welcome Screen/ Section48................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Information49................................................................................................................................................................
System Information50................................................................................................................................................................
Health Of The Armc Card51................................................................................................................................................................
Host Health Information52................................................................................................................................................................
Loading An Sdk File53................................................................................................................................................................
Sdk Explained56................................................................................................................................................................
Show Thresholds57................................................................................................................................................................
Acer 301 Thresholds Explained58................................................................................................................................................................
Hide Thresholds59................................................................................................................................................................
Deleting An Sdk File60................................................................................................................................................................
Event Log63................................................................................................................................................................
Clear Event Logs64................................................................................................................................................................
Refresh Event Logs66................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Card Management67................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Control67................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Console68................................................................................................................................................................
Redirection69................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Internet Explorer69................................................................................................................................................................
Staring Redirection73................................................................................................................................................................
Remote Console Shortcut Key Combinations74................................................................................................................................................................
Console Redirection Window75................................................................................................................................................................
Console Redirection Toolbar78................................................................................................................................................................
Console Redirection Toolbar Status78................................................................................................................................................................
Console Redirection Toolbar Toggle Buttons79................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Virtual Floppy On Windows 2000/xp80................................................................................................................................................................
Start Floppy Drive Redirection83................................................................................................................................................................
Stop Floppy Drive Redirection85................................................................................................................................................................
Start Cd-rom Drive Redirection86................................................................................................................................................................
Stop Cd-rom Drive Redirection88................................................................................................................................................................
Stopping Console Redirection89................................................................................................................................................................
Crash Screen90................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Card Configurations91................................................................................................................................................................
Administrator Setup92................................................................................................................................................................
Adding An Administrator93................................................................................................................................................................
Editing An Administrator95................................................................................................................................................................
Removing An Administrator97................................................................................................................................................................
Networking Options99................................................................................................................................................................
Setting Up Date And Time101................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance/ Flash102................................................................................................................................................................
Updating Your Armc Card's Firmware103................................................................................................................................................................
Mail Configuration108................................................................................................................................................................
Alert Recipients109................................................................................................................................................................
Select Your Event Log Policy110................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Armc Card Configurations111................................................................................................................................................................
I2c Configuration111................................................................................................................................................................
Ipmi Configuration112................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Configuration113................................................................................................................................................................
Host Heartbeat115................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Server Heartbeat116................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix Aarmc Ipmb I2c Cable117................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Ipmb I2c Cable Layout117................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix B Wincuri, Lincuri, And Rmconfigapp119................................................................................................................................................................
Rmconfigapp119................................................................................................................................................................
User Manager Tab121................................................................................................................................................................
About122................................................................................................................................................................
Network Configuration Tab123................................................................................................................................................................
Firmware Flash Tab124................................................................................................................................................................
Advanced Tab125................................................................................................................................................................
Server Information Tab126................................................................................................................................................................
Wincuri127................................................................................................................................................................
Wincuri.exe Help File127................................................................................................................................................................
Lincuri129................................................................................................................................................................
Lincuri Help File130................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix Carmc Mouse Booster133................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Mouse Booster133................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix Darmc Flash Utility135................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Card Flash Utility135................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix E Troubleshooting : Screen Distortion141................................................................................................................................................................
Problem141................................................................................................................................................................
Solution142................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix F Serial Over Lan143................................................................................................................................................................
Hardware Setup143................................................................................................................................................................
Internal143................................................................................................................................................................
External144................................................................................................................................................................
Bios145................................................................................................................................................................
Connecting Using Hyper Terminal146................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix G Modem Daughterboard149................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Daughterboard Installation150................................................................................................................................................................
Modem Daughterboard Installation Illustration151................................................................................................................................................................
Pin Alignment Illustration151................................................................................................................................................................
Configuring The Modem152................................................................................................................................................................
Outgoing Calls152................................................................................................................................................................
Incoming Calls155................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix H Port Usage157................................................................................................................................................................
Port Usage Table157................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix Iarmc Mac Address Map159................................................................................................................................................................
Notes160................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix J : Tree Structure And Description Of Cd Contents 151161................................................................................................................................................................
Armc Cd161................................................................................................................................................................
Cd Contents161................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix K : Host System Usb Mouse And Keyboard Considerations For Linux 7.x 157167................................................................................................................................................................
File Description167................................................................................................................................................................
Check Your Amibios Settings167................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Keyboard167................................................................................................................................................................
Usb Mouse168................................................................................................................................................................
If Linking To Xfree86168................................................................................................................................................................
Appendix L Gtkrconsolearmc For Linux169................................................................................................................................................................
Index171................................................................................................................................................................

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