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The eDCA (Envision Data Collection Appliance) is a standard hardware Dynics platform running Linux CentOS 7 x64.

Table of Contents

Software Required

You will need an SSH client, Bitvise SSH Client is recommended. Click here and download and install.

HostIP Address of eDCA
Usernameit
Initial methodpassword
Password

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Initial IP Address

Port NameEthernet PortIP AddressCIDR SubnetDescription (Propose)
Up-Linkenp1s0DHCP

PLCenp0s31f610.0.0.2/24 (255.255.255.0)Used if only one NIC port being used.


Info

The user root, does not have a password (for security reasons), but if you have the eDCA Master private key, you can use that to access via root user.

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Linux network management uses CIDR format for subnet masks See below for cheat sheet for conversion.

Most Common CIDR's are:

Netmask

CIDR

255.255.252.0/22

255.255.255.0

/24

255.255.255.128

/25

255.255.255.192

/26


Network Manager Text UI

Note

As it user, you must execute all privileged commands with sudo.  First time you use this command you will prompted for your password.  If an extended period lapses you will be propted again for password. You will not see characters when typing password.

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You should see two interfaces

Ethernet PortLabel - DescriptionDefault IP
enp0s31f6

LAN2 - PLC

10.0.0.2/24
enp1s0

LAN1 - Up-Link (OA or Internet)

DHCP


Configuration Type

Configuration TypePurpose - Description

Disabled

Disable Network Interface
AutomaticDHCP - Get IP settings automatically from a DHCP server on network.
ManualSet IP settings Manually

Manually Setting IP Settings

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Type: sudo systemctl restart edcatransfer <enter>

VI Commands Cheat Sheet

Keyboard Commands (Case is very important)Purpose - Description
sudo vi <fileToEdit>

Example: sudo vi config.properties

Open file to edit.
:q!<enter>

Quit VI editor without saving changes.

:wq<enter>Save all changes, and quit VI editor.

i


You must exit edit mode to enter other commands.

Enter Insert edit mode.

Cursor around and make changes as required.

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<esc>Exit edit mode


Upgrade eDCA Transfer Service

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