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AR# 35959

Programming Cable - How do I lock a cable so that other users cannot access it?

Description

When someone is using a configuration cable, how can I guarantee that others do not access the same cable?

Solution

Generally, the iMPACT GUI locks thecable when a user is programming or executing other commands. After commands have completed, the cableis released. If you do not want others to access the cable, the cable must be locked with iMPACT batch mode. Following is an example:

impact -batch

>setmode -bscan
>setcable -p auto
>lockcable
>......
....
>quit

Following is the command to release the cable:
>cleancablelock
AR# 35959
Date Created 06/02/2010
Last Updated 12/15/2012
Status Active
Type General Article
Boards & Kits
  • Platform Cable USB
  • Platform Cable USB-II