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Configuring the Cisco ONS 15501

The Cisco ONS 15501 supports monitoring using CLI commands from the console port. It also supports
remote monitoring using SNMP or Telnet (using TCP/IP over the Ethernet).
This chapter describes how to set up communications with a Cisco ONS 15501 and includes the
following sections:

Configuring Local Serial Communication

To establish a serial communication link with a Cisco ONS 15501, the unit must first be properly
installed and powered up.
Table 3-1
Hardware
PC or Laptop
RS-232 cable with DB-9 connectors (see
Appendix B, "Connector

Setting Up the Software

To set up the software on the Cisco ONS 15501 for local serial communication, follow these steps:
Connect the DB-9 end of the RS-232 data cable to the COM port on the PC or laptop.
Step 1
Connect the other end of the RS-232 data cable to the RS-232 serial port on the Cisco ONS 15501 front
Step 2
panel. (See
78-14134-01, Release 1.0
Configuring Local Serial Communication, page 3-1
Monitoring Alarms and Traps, page 3-2
Upgrading the Flash Image, page 3-3
Configuring Remote Communication, page 3-3
Alarm Contact Closures, page 3-4
Table 3-1
Equipment for Local Serial Communication Setup
Pinouts")
Figure 1-2 on page
lists the equipment required for setup.
Comments
Customer-supplied
Customer-supplied
1-7.)
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