January 12, 2010

access console of a switch : problem

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how to access console of a switch having rj45 on switch side to db 9 female on pc side console cable which needs to be connected to one console server having rj11 on its side and db 9 female on other end.i.e. on switch side,console cable has rj45 and db 9 pin female connector on other side of the console cable which has come with switch.Now i have to connect this switch using console server which has a cable having rj11 on that server side and other end is db 9 pin female .Now i hv to connect switch serial console cable to console server serial console cable using some consverter or some cable which can connect both db 9 female connectors.how to do that?i hv linux as os and minicom and console utilities.