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Serial communications between Smart-UPS VTs,Galaxy 3500, and Symmetra PX with IBM AS/400, i Series

Issue:
How to configure Smart-UPS VTs,Galaxy 3500, and Symmetra PX with IBM AS/400, i Series

Product line/s:
AP98275
AP9607

Environment:
IBM AS/400 server

Cause:
Installation information

Solution:

In order to use an IBM AS/400 or IBM iSeries server with a Smart-UPS VT, Galaxy 3500, Symmetra PX, or other larger 3-phase supported UPS, please follow the steps below:
 
  1. Remove Network Management Card (NMC) from the SmartSlot of the UPS.
  • If the UPS has two or more SmartSlots, you can refer to this document for the proper installation order of multiple accessories.
  1. Install simple signaling card part number AP9607 into the SmartSlot.
  2. If the NMC is needed and your UPS only has one SmartSlot, attach expansion chassis part numbers AP9600 or AP9604BLK to the serial port of the UPS and install the NMC in the chassis.
  3. Attach the proper serial cable* between the AP9607 and the IBM AS/400

*Available UPS Signalling Options for IBM AS/400 & IBMi (IBM Power Systems) can be found in FAQ FA159551.

 
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