[CentOS] how to connect to a switch with a serial cable? - what command(s) to use?

Michael Simpson mikie.simpson at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 12:51:10 UTC 2008


On 11/27/08, Rudi Ahlers <rudiahlers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I see one of our switches doesn't want to respond to HTTPS or SSH
> commands, and I know it's connected to a server via a serial cable.
> I'm 3 hours drive from that server at the moment, so how can I connect
> to it from the Linux server, via SSH?

Hi Rudi

minicom or screen work well
you should have one or the other installed

mike


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