This document provides an overview of the Uplogix LM80 and LM83X Local Managers released in 2020.
Several key improvements have been made from the previous generation of hardware:
The LM80 and LM83X share the same base chassis.
A modular communication option slot supports a number of secondary management network transports.
The Local Manager's management network operates in bonded mode by default and supports the following interfaces:
The Local Manager has a standard RJ-45 RS-232 console port operating at 9600, 8N1 for configuration. A USB-C port is provided for connection to a PC. See Connecting a Local Manager to a Windows PC.
A USB-A port allows for the attachment of peripherals such as a temperature/humidity sensor, LCD Keypad, or USB drive.
The Local Manager has 8 built-in serial console ports for connecting to managed devices such as routers, switches, firewalls, etc. Device management ports operate in DCE mode.
Ports are organized into physical slots. On both the LM80 and LM83X, the 8 fixed ports on the base chassis comprise Slot 1.
The Uplogix Local Manager provides buttons and indicator lights for in-person configuration and troubleshooting. LEDs are multi-color and can flash at various speeds or remain solid. The LM80 and LM83X have identical functionality.
Press to power on the Local Manager. Hold to restart the Local Manager.
The reset button can be used to factory reset the Local Manager. Hold before applying power to begin the factory reset.
This LED will light a solid green when the system is powered on.
During normal operation, the status LED presents the following colors:
The warning LED works in conjunction with the status LED to indicate events outside of normal operation.
|Â||Warning LED||Status LED|
|Software Installing||BLUE (flashing)||BLUE (solid)|
|Factory Reset||Beginning BLUE (flashing)||YELLOW (solid)|
|Factory Reset||Running GREEN (rapid flashing)||BLUE (solid)|
|FIPS||Warning RED (flashing)||RED (flashing)|
The Uplogix LM83X Local Manager supports an LCD screen and keypad through an optional expansion card. The keypad can be used to configure the Local Manager without the need for a workstation. After configuration, the LCD screen displays system messages during boot and status information during normal operation.
The keypad consists of four arrow buttons, an Enter button (located in the center), and a Back button. The left and right arrow keys move the cursor left and right, respectively. The up and down arrow keys change numerical values.
When the Local Manager is powered on, press the Enter key in the center of the keypad to display the menu. Press the Back key below the left arrow key to exit the menu and resume scrolling status information.
The menu functions include:
The Configure menu allows configuration of basic network and system settings. These settings include:
Restarts the Local Manager. Equivalent to the restart command
Powers off the Local Manager. Equivalent to the shutdown command
Initiates a system upgrade from a USB flash drive. This option is available only if a USB flash drive is connected to the Local Manager. Equivalent to the config update usb command.
Restores the Local Manager to its initial state. Equivalent to the config reinstall command.
During normal operation, the LCD screen will cycle through various messages, including:
During the boot process, the LCD screen will display system messages.
In the event of a software or hardware error, the LCD screen may display the Uplogix logo or the Local Manager's serial number.
Expansion cards (also known as option cards) add serial and Ethernet ports to the Local Manager. The Uplogix LM83X supports three expansion cards for a maximum serial port density of 56.
The LCD screen and menu buttons have been moved to a modular card that can be installed in any expansion slot.
The 8 Port Serial Card adds 8 serial ports to the LM83X.
The 16 Port Serial Card is used with 8 Port fan-out cables that have a v.68M connector for attaching to the card and 8 RJ-45 connectors pinned as DCE. Two of these cables can be used to connect the card to up to 16 devices.
The fan-out cables come with a set of stickers for labeling. Wrap the stickers on the ferrite bead near the RJ45 connectors as shown above. The stickers allow you to label the cables with both slot and port numbers for easier identification.
IMPORTANT: The numbering of the fan-out cables may not be in order from left to right. ONLY rely on the numbers on the labels at the end of the cables.
Please read the Uplogix Safety Summary before proceeding with installation.
Ensure that the power source meets the following requirements:
Ensure the installation site ambient temperature does not exceed 113F (45C) or fall below 32F (0C).
The following optional equipment is available for Uplogix Local Managers.
Follow these steps if a v.92 modem is not already installed in the option slot.
The DB-9 serial module is used in the following scenarios:
Follow these steps if a DB-9 serial module is not already installed in the option slot.
Follow these steps to install the GPRS cellular modem:
Follow these steps to install the CDMA cellular modem:
Follow these steps to install the SFP module:
Environmental monitoring is available via a USB-connected temperature and humidity sensor.
Follow these steps to connect the sensor. Note the Local Manager does not need to be powered down for installation of this sensor.
It may take up to 10 minutes for the sensor to normalize to the environmental temperature and begin reporting consistent data.
Use the following procedure to install or replace an expansion card.
Power off the Local Manager.
Using a #2 Philips screwdriver, loosen the module screws securing the blank faceplate or the option card to be replaced and remove it.
Slide the new or replacement option card into place. Ensure the two module retention screws are threaded into the faceplate of the card. The screws will align to holes in the chassis if the screws are slightly backed out of the front panel.
Look inside the chassis and find two tabs close to the front of the option slot and two located further back. Place the rear edge of the card on the two front tabs, tilt the card up and slide it back so the card edges slide below the two rear tabs. Gently push the card back until the card seats in the connector on the backplane.
Tighten the module retention screws to ensure that the internal connector seats properly.
If you are installing a 16 port serial card, attach the supplied octopus cable to the connector on the front of the card.
Uplogix Local Managers are designed for standard 19-inch telco racks.
The Uplogix 500 ships with rubber standoffs for desktop use.
To mount the Local Manager in a rack:
To mount the Local Manager with the optional center-mount kit:
Before connecting the Local Manager to power, ensure all site requirements are met.
Connect the power cord to the Local Manager. Use either the provided power cord or one that is suitable for your location. The Uplogix Local Manager uses a power cord with a standard IEC-320-C13 female cord end.
Connect the power cord to a power outlet. A dimly lit keypad and dark display (if installed) indicates that the unit has power applied. Power the unit on by pressing the middle keypad button. The display on the front panel will illuminate and display progress messages as the device boots. At the end of the boot sequence, it displays the message Uplogix status good.
You are now ready to complete the initial setup of the Uplogix Local Manager.