Updating passwords on multiple meters

Use the ION Setup Diagnostics tool to update passwords on multiple meters at the same time.

Required for this procedure:

  • Meter connection using ION Setup.

  • Login credentials.

  • Security configuration access privileges.

data loss
Record your device's user and password information in a secure location.
Failure to follow these instructions can result in equipment damage.
  1. Open ION Setup > select the System.
  2. Tools > Diagnostics. The Systems diagnostics: System dialog box opens.
  3. Select the Tools tab > Advanced Security Password Updater.
  4. Click Open.
  5. Select the meters that need a password update.
  6. Click Set Info.
  7. Click Start.
  8. Click Allow passwords to be visible.
  9. Select each user, click Password and enter a new password.
    If the meter is connected to a display, update the password for the Front Panel.
  10. Click Start. A Notice message box opens.
  11. Click Proceed. A result is displayed for each device.
  12. Click Save As to save a copy of updated meter passwords in a .txt file. The Save As dialog box opens.
  13. Save the file with a unique file name to a protected location. An ION Setup message box opens
  14. Click OK.
  15. Click Exit.
  16. Click Close.
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