7EN02-0390-03

Disabling and enabling meter configuration methods

Limiting configuration methods, such as Modbus, webpages and the display, and providing read-only access reduces the attack surface.

Required for this procedure:

  • Meter connection using ION Setup.

  • Login credentials.

  • Advanced Security Mode enabled.

  • Advanced security access.

  1. Open ION Setup > select the meter > Setup Assistant.
  2. Security > Security Mode > Edit. The Open Security Configuration file dialog box opens.
  3. Select the Security Configuration File (.scf) that contains the current meter settings and click Open. The Standard Options or Advanced Options dialog box opens.
    NOTE: Open the security log file to determine the .scf file you want. See “Cybersecurity configuration” for more information.
  4. On the Standard or Advanced Options dialog box:
    • Select or clear Active Web Server programming to enable or disable the ability to change meter settings using webpages.
    • Select or clear Allow Front Panel programming to enable or disable the ability to change meter settings using the display.
    • Select or clear Allow Modbus programming to enable ability to program some meter settings using Modbus.
  5. Click Next .
  6. Click Finish.
  7. Click Yes.
  8. Save the Security Configuration File (.scf) with a unique file name to avoid overwriting default Security Configuration Files.
  9. Click Exit.
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