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Assigning an IP address to a M1E controller that’s fresh out of the box with Concept Ethernet Configurator tool.

Goals and Symptoms

Assigning an IP address to a M1E controller that’s fresh out of the box with Concept Ethernet Configurator tool.

Causes and Fixes

1) Change the IP address and subnet mask on your PC to match the same IP scheme as what you are assigning to your M1E processor. (Example: 192.168.30.3, 255.255.255.0)
2) On your PC goto “Start”, “All programs”, “Concept” and select “Ethernet Configuration”. (Make sure you do not have concept running when opening the Ethernet configuration tool)
3) Connect an RJ45 crossover patch cable from the M1E to your PC.







4) Make sure your “Master IP-Address matches your PC’s IP address.
5) Select the “Add” button.



6) Replace the “Node” number with the 4 octet of your new IP address you would like to assign. (Example: 192.168.030.XXX)
7) Enter the IEEE Global address (MAC address) without spaces, then press the “OK” button.



8) Make sure all of your information in the main window is correct.



9) Press the BootP server button to turn it ON and you will notice the window to the right start to display the following (<<<?>>>).
10) At this point you will need to cycle power to the M1E processor and as it restarts will notice the “Status” will change from “unknown” to “assigned”.
11) Press the BootP server button to turn it OFF.
12) The LAN/ST LED should now be on solid.



13) Make sure that you can Ping the M1E with the new assigned IP address.
14) You can now start Concept and connect with the new IP address and download the project with all the new IP information.
15) After the download is completed and if you don’t have a battery backup option module installed you must flash the program to ram memory so if you power cycle the M1E you will not loose all the info you just downloaded to the processor.

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