In order to configure the PDU metering unit to use a static IP address, you must first connect the PDU metering unit to a system using a point-to-point connection. After making this point-to-point connection, you can configure the static IP network settings.
An Oracle Solaris system or PC system, which you use to make a point-to-point connection to the PDU metering unit
A crossover patch cable, needed to connect the system with the PDU metering unit (see Crossover Cable Pinout Diagram for the pin descriptions of an crossover patch cable)
A standard Ethernet cable for the final network connection
A system on the network to log in to the PDU metering unit
IP address—a permanent IP address for the PDU metering unit
Subnetmask number—identifies the local portion of the local area network (LAN)
Default gateway—address of a router or a system on the network that serves as an access point to another network