Update with the i.LON 700 Configuration Page

You can update or re-image your i.LON 700 software using the i.LON 700 Configuration UI and a USB flash drive.  This is one of two methods of updating your i.LON 700 software as described in Update the i.LON 700 Software.  The method described on this page is the easiest method if your i.LON 700 does not have an Internet connection.  To update or re-image your i.LON 700 software with the i.LON 700 Configuration UI and a USB flash drive, follow these steps:

  1. Download the update image to your computer. The latest update is at the following location:   

  2. Insert a USB flash drive with at least 2GB of available space into a USB connector on your computer.  

  3. If your USB flash drive is not formatted with a FAT32 file system, reformat the drive with a FAT32 file system.  On Windows, you can use the Disk Management application in Windows Control Panel to reformat the drive.  Be sure to select FAT32 for the format, other formats such as exFAT and NTFS will not work.

  4. Extract the contents of the update image you downloaded in step 1 to the top-level of your USB flash drive.  Do not place the files in a folder on the flash drive.

  5. Eject the flash drive from your computer to flush any cached updates to your drive.

  6. Remove the USB flash drive from your computer and insert it into one of the USB connectors on the i.LON 700. 

  7. Open the i.LON 700 Configuration UI as described in Open the i.LON 700 Configuration Pages.

  8. The update procedure does not delete your existing data and configuration files.  To delete them, click Reset to Defaults and then follow the procedure described in Reset System.

  9. Click Update Image on the System Configuration page. 

    A dialog box appears to confirm that you want to overwrite your current i.LON 700 image.

  10. Click OK.

    A message appears on the System Configuration page indicating that a shutdown is scheduled in one minute.

    The system initiates a reboot after a one minute delay, and then performs the update.  During the process, the i.LON 700 displays status information in your console window if you have a console open, and the LEDs on the i.LON 700 will blink intermittently.  When the update completes, the i.LON 700 automatically reboots.  The update takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes.  The update does not change the i.LON 700's serial # or password.

  11. You can remove the flash drive from your i.LON 700 after the reboot.