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Windows host, ubunto guest, virtual box serial port communication [on hold]

So I am trying to program a MCU attached over uart->FTDI USB serial->windows 8.1->virtual box Ubuntu->ttyS2 all the relevant settings: https://nicadrone.tinytake.com/sf/MjE5NTlfMjA0MjM3 Hmm...so I ...
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Is disk serial readable from supermicro chassis?

We are working with a hosting company for managing our dedicated servers. We asked for a replacement disk on one of the servers by providing the serial number. They took out 2 other disks instead and ...
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Matching Serial to OS Edition

Is there a way to determine from a serial Key which build/version it belongs to? The previous admin provided a list of keys, but no indication of what OS they are for. Specifically Win Vista and Win ...
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How to enable console support OpenBSD, *BSD for GNS3?

Maybe someone know how to enable console support to activate a serial console access to VM. I can't find solution. Maybe someone know what I need to do step by step. All generic solutions do not work. ...
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Two port PCI serial card. One port can only set baud rate once

I have a new PCI serial card, being used on a Ubuntu 14.04 box. It's serial ports show up as /dev/ttyS4 and /dev/ttyS5. $ dmesg | grep ttyS [ 0.732690] 00:03: ttyS0 at I/O 0x3f8 (irq = 4, ...
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Using pppd with a serial port?

I just need to send/receive a messages through a unix-socket with PPP. But at first I want to launch the pppd with an usual serial port to make sure I know how it works. As I see, if I bind a pppd to ...
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Text on Cisco ASA console is garbled/missing letters

I've actually looked up a number of solutions for this problem and none of them work. There's this Cisco ASA 5505 that I'd like to use, that outputs mildly garbled text with missing characters. I did ...
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User privileges enumerating serial device

I'm trying to use the Java Simple Serial Connector on Arch Linux. I have a simple program listed below: import jssc._ object Main { def main(args:Array[String]):Unit = { println("Started") ...
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Special Administration Console (SAC) in linux

Windows have Special Administration Console (SAC), same feature is available to linux? Refer http://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/cc785873(v=ws.10).aspx
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Connecting two routers via serial

I'm new to Cisco and I wanted to connect two routers with serial connection. This is how my network looks now: Maybe I connected them wrong because when I try to ping from PC0 to either PC2 or PC3 ...
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How to use a serial bar-code scanner as a keyboard

I have a bar-code scanner connected through serial. I can get the readings (or data) through Putty. I am looking to use the scanner as a keyboard, so that the scanner readings go directly to the text ...
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Redirect tty out to serial?

Im trying to debug an issue we are having with netbooting a RedHat box. The anaconda installer scribbles useful log data to the second virtual terminal (Ctrl-Alt-F2) but I would like to be able to see ...
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UltraSPARC Serial Port and Required Cable

I have two large SPARC machines and no monitor cable that plugs into them. So I'm trying to get a serial connection to them through null modem cables. However, there doesn't appear to be such ports on ...
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Windows serial console

How do I enable a serial console on Windows (2008 and/or 2012) such that I can log into it like the Good Old Days of Real Servers and issue provisioning commands, ideally via PowerShell? $ cu -l ...
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persisting esxi /bootbank/boot.cfg across reboots

i have a serial console connected to my esxi 5.5 server. and the configs work fine for the pxe install. however, upon reboot my console no longer works: i believe i need to change the file ...
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Solaris10 Hard Disk Information

I am trying to inventory hard disk information remotely (serial number, disk size, manufacturer...) but am having trouble. I know the drive(s) are configured under a raid controller, but can I view ...
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Protocol choice for Machine-to-Machine communication - level:n00b

I am building a monitoring system for an irrigation pump and the connected pipeline. So far I have completed the sensor network. Everything connects to a micro-controller board (actually 4 Teensy 3.0 ...
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Using Serial to RJ45 cable to connect to a 3Com switch

I have always use a serial to serial port or serial to usb to connect to switches. Normaly they came with RJ45 to usb cable in cases when I had a RJ45 cable to serial. But now I have 3Com switch ...
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FreeBSD Disable Serial Console from Bootloader?

I have a FreeBSD appliance (meaning I can't open the case or I will void the warranty) that was working well until I accidentally clicked 'Enable Serial Console' and rebooted... I went to plug in my ...
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Agetty terminating during login on serial connection

I'm trying to login to a server through the serial port using agetty. When I start agetty and open the serial connection, I see the login prompt but as soon as I enter the username (in my case root), ...
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Need help setting up an HP Procurve 2650 switch via serial using Linux.

I recently bought an HP Procurve 2650 (J4899A) off ebay and it came out without a serial cable. So I also purchased a null modem serial cable (rs232) to connect to it (Assuming this is the right one). ...
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Windows/Linux socat to share a serial device over IP

I have a scenario where I demonstrated to my group @ work how to share a very expensive USB patient simulator plugged into a Raspberry Pi (Debian) using socat. The group wants to be able to have an ...
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Attempting to configure Dell PowerConnect 6244 No Output from Serial Port

I am trying to configure a Dell PowerConnect 6224 Switch managed switch. The documentation for setup can be found here. However I am unable to connect via serial port to the switch. I do not have ...
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Powervault MD circular console cable

We have two Powervault MD SAS devices, the specific model eludes me as these are remote and not accessible to me and anyone on-site doesn't have the capability to locate a service tag/serial or model ...
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How to start qemu directly in the console (*not* in curses or SDL)

I seem to recall being able to start qemu with only the terminal emulator output, with the graphic window disabled. And here I don't mean with the ncurses interface, that one is nice, but I want the ...
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VMWare serial connection between two vm hosts

I am attempting to simulate a serial connection between two VMWare virtual machines running CentOS 6.3; both hosted on the same VMWare vSphere 5.1.0 host (linux based ). Googling yielded these ...
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Why are serial console ports on network switches 8P8C/RJ45 sockets? [closed]

It has always seemed a bit strange to me that the console ports on networking gear are 8P8C (popularly referred to as "RJ45" even though that's not strictly applicable here) connectors and require an ...
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Scheduled capture from COM port

I want to capture COM output to a daily file. I can capture manually, using something like RS232 Data Logger, but I want to run a scheduled task so I get a daily log of the data captured. Is there ...
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FreeBSD Serial IO card installation

I am trying to install a PCI serial IO card on a FreeBSD 9.1 (Prerelease) box. I had no success during hours of work. I recompiled kernel using puc and COM_MULTIPORT options. No success. This is ...
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Which version of windows to download for a serial code

I have a serial code of a Windows XP (it is on the case), but i do not know which version of Windows to download. How could i find out from the running system which version should I download? Because ...
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Two Cisco 2901 Back-to-Back using X.21 (HWIC-2T) - Am I missing some config?

I have two Cisco 2901 GWs, each has an HWIC-2T interface module. I want to set them up back-to-back to send network traffic between PCs and Phones connected to my GWs over this link. I have ...
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Unable to connect to IBM G8000R via serial

I have just received a new IBM switch, a G8000R. It's written on the guide it is necessary to establish a connection between switch and hyperterminal console. So I have connected the switch via a ...
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Serial connections on network

May sound like a stupid question but just wanted to make sure. Does every serial connection need to have its own IP address. Router 1: Serial 0/0/0 IP address 172.10.80.193/30 Serial 0/1/0 IP address ...
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Forwarding serial port over network and back to serial char device on remote host (socat?)

I'm working with a linux application which needs to talk with a remotely-located serial (rs-232) device. I've worked out how to use socat on the remote end to send the device's serial data over an IP ...
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Pinout: RJ-45 to DB25 adapter for SunBlade 2000

Our suite got new carpet this weekend, and as I was moving the machines out of the way I pulled apart the serial adapter. The RJ-45 clip held fast, and the metal body was screwed tight to the machine ...
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Command server reboot using serial port or other method

I manage 3 windows servers for my dad's business, and occasionally they lock up. I work remotely and would like to send commands to the motherboard to reboot using the buttons on the chasis. I have ...
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Real benefits of serial console servers (with modern server hardware)?

I'm working in a new environment that makes heavy use of serial console servers for server management. They are augmented with switched PDUs for power management. They are not using the DRAC ...
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How to perform a APC 9617 Reset?

I've locked myself out of an APC 9617 management card. Trying to figure out how to reset the password, or even the card to factory defaults. All the documentation I can find says to connect to the ...
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What is the name of the cable (RJ45 to RJ45) that can be used to connect from a KVM to Cisco serial port?

As everybody knows Cisco's console ports are RJ45. However, the cable they come bundled with is DB9 to RJ45. We have a KVM that allows managing network devices via a serial port but the port on the ...
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Installing and running a guest OS on KVM-qemu with only serial console access

I am trying to installing a bsd distro with virt-installer. With a Linux distro I used this: virt-install -n debian -r 1024 --vcpus=1 --accelerate -v --disk ...
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Windows 2008 login via serial cable

Does anyone know a way to connect to windows 2008 via serial cable? I mean that you will be able to login to the server properly (via terminal) and then you will be able to run a CLI application. ...
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What serial cable do I need for a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P?

Some idiot (one guess as to who) installed a Cisco/Linksys SRW2024P in a 2nd location and forgot to change the IP before doing so. Now it's on a new subnet and I need to control it via console port. ...
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Is there a possibility to “pimp” Putty in order to generate logs automatically and run multiple sessions in one windows (similar Linux “Terminal”)?

I'm using Putty for Serial or SSH connections to systems. For every session, I need to configure Logging manually, enter a new name and destination. I was wondering if there was a solution to set it ...
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Corrupted Kernel Output via Serial Connection

I have a server that Kernel Panics every once in a while, and I'm trying to get all of the output in order to debug it further. It is running RedHat 4, so the kernel version is only 2.6.9, too old ...
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How to fix customer display pole that displays garbage?

I have an Openbravo POS workstation with a customer display pole. The pole is VFD-860. When I click on the products on the Sales page of Openbravo, the display responds but displays garbage: When I ...
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embedded linux serial terminal

I have built a custom embedded system using debian 6.0. using /etc/inittab i have made several (8) processes running on different /dev/ttyX terminals, which i can switch between using Alt+FX key ...
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Serial Port ttyUSB0

I picked up a USB serial null modem cable, so that I can connect up to a headless linux box. As a quick test, I plugged the device into the usb null modem, and the other end I connected to a windows ...
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serial port forwarding/virtualisation?

I have a python script(UBUNTU) reading and writing info from local serial port.It works fine! what if instead of using the local serial port , i want to use another machine serial port, remotely ? ...
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Ubuntu Server 10.10: Preventing a serial console from using UTF-8

I have an Ubuntu 10.10 Server box with a Digital VT220 connected over a serial line. (That's a real VT220, not a virtual one. An actual beige CRT thing.) It works great apart from the fact that ...
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How could I protect serial console?

How can I protect serial console which if forwarded over RS232-Ethernet to WAN? Is it possible? I was thinking about it, but I can't figure it out. Is it possible to allow login through serial console ...