Managing user accounts

User privileges can be modified. Users can be added or removed at any time. The maximum number of users is 50.

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 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 Security Options dialog box opens.
    NOTE: Open the security log file to determine the .scf file you want. See “Cybersecurity configuration” for more information.
  4. Click Next to navigate to the Define individual users/passwords screen.
  5. Select each user and assign individual permissions:
    Permission level Description
    Time Sync Access Set the meter’s time and time synchronization parameters.
    Read Access View parameters, except security configuration.
    Peak Demand Reset Access Reset peak demand values.
    Comm Config Access Configure communication settings.
    Test Mode Access Switch the meter to test mode, if available with your meter type.
    Full Meter Config Access Configure meter settings.
    Security Config Access Configure security settings.
  6. Click Finish. A Confirmation message box opens.
  7. Click Yes. The Save As dialog box opens.
  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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