Changing a password

Required for this procedure:

  • Meter connection using ION Setup.

  • Login credentials.

  • Security configuration access privileges.

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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. Select a user.
  5. Click Next to navigate to the Define individual users/passwords screen. Select each user and assign passwords.
    NOTE: Select the Show password check box to display the user password after it’s been changed.
  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.
You can also change the password using ION Setup Diagnostics tool, Security Options Module using ION Setup Advanced Mode, Power SCADA Operation and Power Monitoring Expert.
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