Connect the CONSOLE port of the switch to a computer of your choice. If a Linux machine is used, multiple client applications are available to connect to the switch console.
The default configurations of minicom can be used to connect to the switch, with exception of the console port and hardware flow control. Running minicom in a command line with the following command will start it in setup mode (omit the
-s for skip setup):
sudo minicom -s -D /dev/ttyUSB0
Serial port setup, set hardware flow control to
No by pressing
F. Exit setup by pressing
esc and minicom will then connect to the switch.
After installing ckermit, edit a file named .kermrc in your home folder with configurations as follows:
set line /dev/ttyUSB0 set speed 115200 set carrier-watch off set flow-control xon/xoff connect
Run kermit with the following command: