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Is there a VM to map a legacy app's serial resources onto modern hardware?

We have inherited a legacy application which runs under DOS 6.2 and the Phar-Lap DOS extender (if anyone is old enough to remember that). It also uses up to 6 serial ports (16550) which are expected ...
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Is it possible to create Virtual Serial (COM) Ports

I'm working on software that needs to communicate with hardware over RS232 interfaces. In order to test I'm currently using 2 USB-TO-SERIAL devices connected to eachother using an RS232 cable. (Of ...
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VMWare serial ports

Can someone tell me the difference between the different ways virtual serial ports can be configured using VMWare Infrastructure? For instance: What is the difference between "use output file" and ...