SCU allows you to view all radio and security settings, and status; and enables you to troubleshoot connectivity issues.
Summit delivers a connection management and monitoring utility called the Summit Client Utility (SCU). SCU allows you to view all radio and security settings, and status; and enables you to troubleshoot connectivity issues. The following is a detailed list of what you can view using the SCU:
Note: All SCU management functions are only available to administrators. For more information on administrator functions, refer to the Summit Administrator's Guide which can be accessed from the Documentation page of the Summit Data Communications website.
This SCU User's Guide provides the following information:
The SCU is available for Windows Embedded CE, Windows Mobile, and Windows XP. Depending on your operating system, use one of the following methods to access SCU:
SCU has five tabbed windows which, depending on your operating system, may be accessed from the bottom of the screen (Windows CE or Windows Mobile) or from the top of the screen (Windows XP):
To view a window, tap the applicable tab.
Figure 1: Main window
The Main window provides an overview of the current wireless network connection configuration (Active Profile), a snapshot of connection information as well as access to administrator functions (Admin Login/Logout - administrator use only), and additional information regarding SCU (About SCU).
The two images at right (Figure 1) are the SCU Main windows for Windows CE/Windows Mobile and Windows XP operating systems.
Table 1 describes the SCU elements available from the Main window.
Figure 2: Profile window
Profile settings are radio and security settings that are stored for each configuration profile. Other than viewing the settings for each profile, the functions and settings located on the Profile window are only available to administrators. Non-administrators may not edit any items on this tab.
The two images at right (Figure 2) are the SCU Profile windows for Windows CE and Windows XP operating systems.
Note: The Summit Knowledge Center provides detailed information for the following radio setting terms located on the Profile tab. Refer to the Administrator's Guide for SCU-specific radio settings including default settings.
Figure 3: Status window
The Status window provides status information on the radio connection between the client device and the access point to which it's associated.
The two images at right (Figure 3) are the SCU Status windows for Windows CE and Windows XP operating systems.
Table 2 describes the SCU elements available from the Status window.
Figure 4: Status Window, ping indicator
Note: When a ping initiated from the Diags window is active, the Status window displays a ping indicator consisting of two lights that flash green (for a successful ping) or red (for an unsuccessful ping). The image at right (Figure 4) highlights the ping indicator.
Figure 5: Diags window
The Diags windows enables you to troubleshoot connection issues with SCU. The two images at right (Figure 5) are the SCU Diags windows for Windows CE and Windows XP operating systems.
Table 3 describes the SCU elements available from the Diags window.
Figure 6: Global window
Global settings include radio and security settings that apply to all profiles and settings that apply to SCU itself. Administrator use only.
The images at right (Figure 6) are the SCU Global windows for Windows CE and Windows XP operating systems.
Detailed definitions of all properties located on the Global window can be found in the Summit Glossary of Technical Terms:
Figure 7: Summit System Tray Icon
On Windows CE or Windows Mobile, Summit software includes a service that displays an icon in the Windows System Tray. This icon provides a visual status for the Summit radio in the device and it provides access to the SCU application. The image at right (Figure 7) shows the Summit System Tray Icon.
Note: Tap the icon to launch the SCU application.
The service is active and displays an icon in the System Tray only when all of the following conditions are met:
The SCU Tray Icon global setting is On (the default setting).
When the service is active, it queries the radio every three seconds for connection status. Based on the radio's response to the query, the service displays one of the following icons:
Table 4: SCU Tray Icons
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