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Sun Rack II Power Distribution Units User's Guide

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Updated: September 2020

Configure a Windows PC for a Point-to-Point Connection

  1. Select an unused LAN network connection from the available network connections on your PC.

    From the Start menu, select Settings -> Network Connections -> Local Area Connection.

    where Local Area Connection is an unused LAN connection.

    image:Figure showing how to select an unused LAN connection in                                 Windows XP.

    Selecting the unused LAN connection displays its Local Area Connection Properties window.

    image:Figure showing a Windows XP Local Area Connection Properties                                 window.
  2. In the Local Area Connection Properties window, double-click on Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) to display Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window.
  3. In the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window, configure the network for a crossover connection.
    1. Select the “Use the following IP address” option.
      image:Figure showing the Windows XP Internet Protocol                                         Properties window.
    2. Type an IP address between and (for example,

      Do not use, since that address is the factory default PDU metering unit address.

    3. Type in the Subnet mask field.
    4. Leave the Default gateway field blank.
  4. Click the OK button in the Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Properties window to set these network properties.
  5. Connect the PDU to the network.

    See Connect an Original PDU to a Static IP Address Network.