Figure 30 Connecting a console port to a terminal
Setting terminal parameters
To configure and manage the switch, you must run a terminal emulator program on the console terminal.
If your PC runs Windows 2003 Server, add the HyperTerminal component before performing the
following steps to log in to and manage the switch. If your PC runs Windows 2008 server, Windows 7,
Windows Vista, or any other operating system, prepare third-party terminal control software, and follow
the software user guide or help to configure the terminal.
The following terminal settings are required:
Bits per second—9,600.
To set terminal parameters, for example, on a Windows XP HyperTerminal:
Select Start > All Programs > Accessories > Communications > HyperTerminal.
The Connection Description dialog box appears.
Enter the name of the new connection in the Name field and click OK.