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  • Agilent G1701DAMSD Productivity ChemStation Software

    (version D.01.00 or later)

    Installation Manual

    Agilent Technologies

  • Notices Agilent Technologies, Inc. 2003

    No part of this manual may be reproduced in any form or by any means (including elec-tronic storage and retrieval or translation into a foreign language) without prior agree-ment and written consent from Agilent Technologies, Inc. as governed by United States and international copyright laws.

    Manual Part NumberG1701-90047

    EditionSecond edition, August 2003

    Printed in USA

    Agilent Technologies, Inc.2850 Centerville Road Wilmington, DE 19808-1610 USA

    WarrantyThe material contained in this docu-ment is provided as is, and is sub-ject to being changed, without notice, in future editions. Further, to the max-imum extent permitted by applicable law, Agilent disclaims all warranties, either express or implied, with regard to this manual and any information contained herein, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a par-ticular purpose. Agilent shall not be liable for errors or for incidental or consequential damages in connec-tion with the furnishing, use, or per-formance of this document or of any information contained herein. Should Agilent and the user have a separate written agreement with warranty terms covering the material in this document that conflict with these terms, the warranty terms in the sep-arate agreement shall control.

    Safety Notices

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    AcknowledgementsMicrosoft and Windows are U.S. regis-tered trademarks of Microsoft Corporation.

    2 Software Installation

  • Contents

    1 General Information

    Software Installation

    Before You Begin 8

    Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP Configuration 9

    Windows 2000 or XP Computer Hardware Considerations 10

    Other Documentation 11

    Product update news 11

    2 Network Configuration

    Network Configuration 14

    Installation Checklist for LAN-based Systems 15

    Preparing the Instruments 17

    Designing the LAN instrument network 17Cabling the LAN instrument network 17Configuring the LAN instrument network 17

    Network Configuration Checklist and Tables 19

    To Configure the Windows 2000 or XP Network 23

    To Configure IP Addresses from the Keyboards 38

    6890N GC configuration 385973 LAN-based MSD with firmware 3.01.58 or higher 39

    Installing Standard Instrument Control Library (SICL) Drivers for TCP/IP Support 41

    3

  • 3 GPIB Driver Installation

    4

    GPIB Driver Installation 56

    Installation Checklist for GPIB-Based Systems 57

    Installing Standard Instrument Control Library (SICL) Drivers for GPIB Support 59

    4 MSD ChemStation Software Installation

    Required and Recommended Components 82

    Installing MSD ChemStation Software 83

    Configuring Instruments in the MSD ChemStation 92

    Configuring the 5973N or 5973 inert MSD 95Configuring the 5973 MSD 97Configuring MSD options and polarity 100Configuring the GC 101Configuring a LAN-based 6890 / Other GC 103Configuring a GPIB-based 6890 / Other GC 104Configuring data analysis and configuration review 107

    5 Supplemental Information

    Upgrading from Previous Versions 112

    Customer responsibilities 112Checklist for PCs with existing MSD ChemStation

    software 113Prepare the ChemStation computer for upgrade 114Upgrade the computer operating system 115

    Installing Agilent BootP Service 116

    Agilent BootP Service 116Agilent BootP Service installation 118

    Configuring Agilent BootP Service 123

    Setting Up an Instrument on Agilent BootP Service 132

    Software Installation

  • Software Installation

    Reinstalling MSD ChemStation Software 137

    Removing (Uninstalling) MSD ChemStation Software 139

    5973 Series MSD LAN system 140

    Intended audience 140Assumptions 140Checklist 141Theory of LAN-based instrumentation 142Typical cold-start procedure 143Verify the Isolated LAN instrument 144Reconfigure the ChemStation computer 145Reconfigure analytical instruments 145Verify the instrument on the site LAN 147Other network customizations 148

    6 Troubleshooting

    Network Verification Tests 152Other Network Verification Tests 154

    To check the IP Address, subnet mask, and gateway of the ChemStation computer 155

    To check the IP Address, subnet mask, and gateway of the 6890N GC and 5973N MSD (firmware 3.01.58) 155

    For older systems (6890N and MSD firmware 3.01.57) using Agilent BootP Service 155

    Isolate the Problem 156

    Try a different computer 156Re-establish a local instrument LAN 156Check cabling to the hub 157Check the ChemStation computer 157Check system integrity 158Check the GC 160Check the MSD 161

    5

  • 6

    Intermittent Problems 163

    LAN Communication Tests 164

    Ping test 164RPCINFO test 166SCQ test 167

    Error Messages 168

    Error message: Loopback @ 10.1.1.100 failed the Ping test.Help message: Loopback Failure 168

    Error message: GC @ www.xxx.yyy.zzz failed the Ping test.Help message: Ping GC Failure (loopback has succeeded!) 168

    Error Message: MS @ www.xxx.yyy.zzz failed the Ping test. Help message: Ping MS Failure (loopback has succeeded!) (Ping GC, if present, has succeeded) 169

    Error message: MS @ sc3-1 failed the Ping by name test. Help message: Ping MSD by Name failure (loopback has succeeded!) (Ping GC, if present, has succeeded) (Ping MSD, if present, has succeeded) 170

    Error message: MS @ www.xxx.yyy.zzz failed the RPCINFO test. Help message: RPCINFO failure (loopback has succeeded!) (Ping GC, if present, has succeeded) (Ping MSD, if present, has succeeded) (Ping MSD by Name, if present, has succeeded) 171

    Error Message: MS @ www.xxx.yyy.zzz failed the SCQ test. Help message: SCQ failure (loopback has succeeded!) (Ping GC, if present, has succeeded) (Ping MSD, if present, has succeeded) (Ping MSD by Name, if present, has succeeded) (RPCTest has succeeded) 171

    Typical PCS Information in MSDCHEM.INI for the 5973N 172

    Typical IP Configuration file (IPCONFIG.TXT) 176

    Software Installation

  • Agilent G1701DA MSD Productivity ChemStation SoftwareInstallation Manual

    1General Information

    Before You Begin 8

    Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP Configuration 9

    Windows 2000 or XP Computer Hardware Considerations 10

    Other Documentation 11

    This Chapter describes minimum computer requirements for the MSD Productivity ChemStation installation.

    7Agilent Technologies

  • General Information

    Before You Begin

    8

    This manual contains instructions to install and configure the G1701DA MSD Productivity ChemStation software. Your service representative must finish installing your MSD hardware before you begin the software installation. Keep this manual, and use it if you need to reinstall the MSD ChemStation software.

    This instructions in this manual sometimes vary depending on which instrument model you have. Disregard the sections that do not apply to your instrument configuration.

    Installation of the MSD Productivity ChemStation software includes the following steps:

    1 Verifying minimum computer requirements before you start as described in this Chapter

    2 Network configuration (see Network Configuration" on page 14)

    Applicable for Agilent LAN-based instruments only: 5973N or 5973 inert MSD systems, 6890N GCs, and so forth

    3 GPIB installation and configuration (see GPIB Driver Installation" on page 56)

    Applicable for Agilent GPIB-based instruments only: 5973 MSD systems, 6890 GCs, and so forth

    4 MSD ChemStation Software installation and configuration (see Installing MSD ChemStation Software" on page 83)

    5 Supplemental activities (see Chapter 5, Supplemental Information)

    upgrading from earlier versions

    reinstalling the software

    removing the software

    installing 5973 Series MSD LAN-based instruments to the site LAN

    6 Troubleshooting (see Chapter 6, Troubleshooting)

    Software Installation

  • General Information

    Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP Configuration

    Software Installation

    Either Windows 2000 Professional (Service Pack 3 (SP3) or later), or Windows XP Professional Server (Service Pack 1a (SP1a) or later) software must be installed as the operating system. Note: ChemStation software is not supported on Windows 2000 Professional Server software, on Windows XP Professional, or on Windows NT.

    Throughout this manual, references to Windows 2000 and/or to Windows XP implies Windows 2000 Professional or Windows XP Professional, respectively.

    If you are upgrading from an earlier revision of the MSD ChemStation Software, you may have to change operating systems. See Upgrading from Earlier Versions in Chapter 5.

    The MSD ChemStation software requires that all disk partitions on the MSD ChemStation computer hard drives be formatted for NTFS and that active file systems are uncompressed.

    Minimize the Windows 2000 or XP desktop configuration as follow:

    minimum desktop icons