Installing/Reinstalling ICSP Scanner Station AFL2-12A with ICSP software (version 5.0x or later)


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This Article covers the installation of the ICSP Scanner Station using a USB image from a bootable USB stick step by step.





You will need a bootable USB stick / thumb drive with at least 2 GB of size, a USB keyboard, and the USB image provided by Blue Coat

1.  Flashing the USB storage device with the ICSP-USB image





Use win32diskimager ( do write the USB image (not the CD ISO) to the USB storage device. This will erase and overwrite all content of the storage device.

2.  Booting from USB device





Turn off the power of the Scanner Station (unplug the power cord). Plug in the USB device in one of the four USB ports on the underside of the panel. Plug in the USB Keyboard in another USB port. Now plug in the power cord and keep tapping the F2 key of the keyboard until you boot into bios. Now change the boot order and pick the connected USB storage device as the first boot option, then save the settings. This will restart the Scanner Station and boot from the connected USB stick.

3.  Installation





During configuration you will encounter predefined default settings. Blue Coat recommends using these settings. Use the cursor block to navigate menus and TAB to jump to other next object/button and ALT+TAB to jump back. If you are finished with a configuration Screen Click Next.



3.1  ICS Protection First Time Installation
When booting is finished you will see a prompt with a blinking cursor.
Press “Enter” to start the installation. It will take several minutes until the Setup wizard starts.

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3.2  Keyboard Layout
Select your keyboard language.
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3.3  License Key
Enter your License Key including dashes. Once your license key is complete and correct the red Invalid License indicator will change to a green Valid License.

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3.4  Timezone
Choose your location and timezone.
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3.5  Root Password
Enter your root password. This password will be used for the root account of the underlying Ubuntu Linux operating system, and you will also use it with your admin user to log on to the web configuration user interface (UI).
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3.6  Configure Network
Enable Networking (default) will enable the built in network adapters.
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3.7  Link-speed and duplex settings
Select the MODE Admin for the first interface. This will be the interface used to access the Web configuration UI and the one the Scanner Station will access Blue Coats Update Servers from.

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From the NIC CONFIG menu pick Auto. Do not change the MTU value unless Blue Coat support recommends otherwise.
3.8  Admin Interface Setup
Enter IP address, Netmask, Gateway and at least one DNS server. Enter a host name and a domain name suffix. These settings can later be changed in the web configuration UI.
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3.9  System update configuration
You can choose between updating over the network (default) and USB storage devices.
This setting can later be changed in the web configuration UI.
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Offline updating via USB requires you to download the ICSupdater tool from the support menu of the Scanner station’s Web configuration UI and run it from a Microsoft Windows based computer.
3.10  Creating and formatting partitions
This process will take several minutes
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3.11   Installation and configuration complete
Click Reboot to finish the installation process.

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Additional Information
Please refer to the admin guide for the next steps. It can be downloaded from the support menu of Scanner Station’s Web configuration UI.