Edit: I agree with Mike above - try just changing the IP on your laptop to be on the same subnet on the switch and plugging it into the switch first. Might just be that simple. Yes, you need a null modem cable. The fact that the DB-9 connector is male indicates it is a DTE (data terminal equipment, like a terminal,. Normal serial cables are meant to go DCE (data communications equipment)-DTE, thus the gender mismatch.
Linksys SRW2024 - I can't connect. I can't connect to the console. I have organized a 'straight trough' serial cable and now I can connect to the switch using. I'm using a Sabrent USB 2.0 to serial cable adapter with a female-to-female serial cable. A Netgear SRW224G4P serial. May 13, 2008 I've picked up a Linksys SRW224G4 managed switch that was being thrown. Connect the Linksys serial cable that came with the switch between the switch serial port.
Now, why Linksys would put a DTE port and call it a 'console' port instead of a real console port is another matter. Dx9 Offline Installer Download. But I don't think simply gender-bending, as you have done, will ever work.
Reset switch password • Get hyperterm for windows: • Or use PuTTy • The advice is to connect to the console port using terminal emulation parameters (typically 38400, 8, 0, 1, None) • I found out this works better: Bits per second: 115200 Data bits: 8 Parity: none Stop bits: 1 Flow control: none • Reboot switch (Remove power) • Hold down Ctrl U while rebooting a. Menu will be displayed • Select>[D] Delete file • Type startup-config (be sure that this is the ONLY file that you delete – if you delete other files, you will have to reload the firmware) • Now, you have erased the configuration file and you should be able to reboot and login with the default username and password.