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Understanding TCP/IP

By : CP Books a.s.
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Understanding TCP/IP

By: CP Books a.s.

Overview of this book

This book covers in detail the Open System Interconnection (OSI) reference model and the TCP/IP protocols that operate that different layers. Its coverage includes various application protocols. The authors explain in an easy-to-read style networking concepts and protocols, with examples that make the book a practical guide in addition to its coverage of theory.
Table of Contents (20 chapters)

A.4 Console

Console is an asynchronous interface. Connect this interface by a cable to the COM port of your PC. Now your PC becomes a console used for configuring the router.

The router is supplied with a cable (a null modem for the V.24 (RS 232) interface) with an RJ-45 connector on the router side. On the router side, you plug the cable into the RJ-45 connector, on the PC side use the 9-pin D-sub connector.

Now let’s run the HyperTerminal application on a Windows 2000/XP PC. Set the following properties for the COM port on the PC; speeds of 9,600 bps, 8 data bits, parity none, 1 stop bit and no flow control. Problems could occur only if someone explicitly set different values in the router configuration for managing the terminal.

The HyperTerminal application starts communicating after you switch on the router or when you press the Enter key (if the router is already running). The problem, however, is that the router asks you to type a password, which you do not have. The only option...