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How to connect a Mac laptop to a server via the serial port?

I'm a applications guy trying to set up a Dell c6100 server that doesn't boot. We'll have physical access tomorrow. The box has a serial connector for console access. We'll have a MAC laptop. Are ...
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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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juniper j2300 console connection?

I've been given a Juniper Networks J2300 router, but I've never used a juniper device before and no idea where to begin on how to connect to the console of the device. I have a serial to RJ45 cable ...
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Serial connection over a single USB cable (Windows to linux, or linux to linux)

I'm helping out with a project for an embedded device that only has USB and no serial. This device is running Linux. These days, when we need to connect to a serial port on a device we typically use ...
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Fedora14 serial console how-to needed

Has anyone ever got a serial console working in fedora 14 ? Is it as simple as adding to grub: serial --unit=0 --speed=38400 terminal --timeout=10 serial console and add to the kernel lines: ...
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Remote Linux Installation

i will try to install a Linux-System to a remote System where i dont have a Monitor or Keyboard. I can access the machine with ssh. I found following Document that describe a serial connection via ...
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how to connect to a switch connected to serial port

My computer and switch both are connected to network. I need to connect to the console port of switch via serial port on my computer. I am using ubuntu. How can I do that? How do I know whats the ...
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Capturing XEN Dom0 logs on Debian lenny?

I have a Dell server with Xen 3.2 (from Debian Lenny) running a Debian Lenny dom0. Since I am facing unexpected reboot without any clue in the debian logs, I would like to capture the Xen dom0 logs. ...
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What is a a good serial-to-USB adapter?

Serial ports on devices are still used for many things, especially on network devices. However, most modern laptops no longer have serial (aka "COM") ports. So what I'm curious about is: what is a ...