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What are the Reset Functions for a SmartStruxure Server Device (AS-P/AS-B).

There are four different types of reset for the SmartStruxure server devices: warm start, cold start, reset, and reset to DFU mode. Depending on the type of reset, the SmartStruxure server device can be reset using the reset button or a command from WorkStation.

SmartStruxure Server Device Reset Functions

Type

Triggered by

Description

Variable values

Configuration, Historic database

IP settings

Warm start

Command from WorkStation

Stops the SmartStruxure server device application and then restarts the application.

Affected according to the configured retain levels for the variables

Retained

Retained

Cold start

Command from WorkStation

Stops the SmartStruxure server device application and then restarts the application.

Affected according to the configured retain levels for the variables

Retained

Retained

Reset

Short push on Reset button

Power return

Stops the SmartStruxure server device application and the operating system and then restarts the operating system and the application.

Affected according to the configured retain levels for the variables

Retained

Retained

Reset to DFU mode

3 pushes on Reset button within 2 seconds

Puts the SmartStruxure server device into DFU mode, which enables Device Administrator to communicate with the server.

Not applicable

Not retained

Not retained

Parameters and variables that are used to define the system or contain important data in the SmartStruxure server device can be retained in a permanent memory. These parameters and variables are automatically saved in the event of power failure, or request for restart and are reloaded after startup.

You can define what kind of events that retention for the parameters and variables should apply.

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