Setup and Config of Remote Dial-in modem under AIX/*NIX
Posted on 2004-08-19
I am trying to configure my modem to provide remote administrative capabilities on a machine running AIX, which is basically Unix. As of now, when I dial the number, I hear the modem respond like it is trying to connect, but never does. I know the modem has worked at some point in time before I came to this company, and I got it to work myself once, but as soon as someone else dialed into the modem, it stopped again. I have read some things but only have a working knowledge of the *NIX enviroment. Here is an excerpt from my /etc/inittab file.
I have tried using the penable command and also init q. My modem settings are exactly the same as they were when I had this working a few days ago. The fact that it was working then wasn't makes me thing there is some software issue. Assume that everything is physically setup right. In need of a quick answer, thanks.