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ADMINISTRATOR SECTION CHAPTER 2: CONFIGURING THE ER SERVER
66 8E6 TECHNOLOGIES, ENTERPRISE REPORTER ADMINISTRATOR USER GUIDE
View the NIC Negotiation
To verify or correct the negotiation for a NIC, click View NIC
Negotiation to open a window containing results from the
mii-tool and the ethtool about the status of the NIC mode(s):
Fig. 1:2-29 NIC Negotiation window
Mii-tool checks or sets the status of a network interface's
Media Independent Interface (MII) unit. Ethtool is a diag-
nostic and tuning tool that examines and tunes the NIC.
Modify the NIC Mode Setting
WARNING: If changing the NIC mode, be sure the hub/switch to
which the ER is connected will support the selected NIC mode.
An incorrect setting may prevent you from accessing the ER
To modify the NIC setting, in the LAN1 or LAN2 frame:
1. Click the radio button for the available option you wish to
select: 10baseT-Full Duplex, 10baseT-Half Duplex,
100baseT- Full Duplex, 100baseT-Half Duplex, or
1000baseT-Full Duplex, if available on your ER Server.
2. Click Apply to activate the new NIC mode setting.