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Connecting to Network Switch via HyperTerminal

Discussion in 'Networking' started by NegativeKelvin, Feb 10, 2013.

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  1. NegativeKelvin

    NegativeKelvin Thread Starter

    Apr 11, 2012
    Well, a while back, I posted about getting a Network Peripherals KeyStone24MG, and now I have a 9-pin RS-232 cable to connect via console. Now what do I do? I connect with hyperterminal on COM-1, and it only shows a white screen :/
  2. zx10guy

    zx10guy Trusted Advisor Spam Fighter

    Mar 30, 2008
    I've never worked with or heard of this switch company. You'll need to get the pinouts for the serial port on that switch to make sure it's not a custom type configuration. Some switches require a null modem cable. Some require a custom cable only available through the manufacturer or through building a custom cable (that's provided if you have the pinouts).
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