Solved

Looking for documentation on Avocent ACS1 Console server

Posted on 2010-11-29
3
692 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi Team,

    I've recently purchased a second hand ACS1 Avocent Cyclades Ethernet to serial port console server (one serial port only).  I kept looking for documentation especially on the Avocent site but I couldn't find any.  I even posted a question on their public forum but didn't get a reply either. I understand that it might be an old product but then i suppose there should be some kind of manual or getting started guide somewhere.
 
  My most urgent need right now is that when logging in via the ethernet port  the login sequence keeps asking for a radius server and I want to remove the radius authentication and just login local.

Eventually it times out and logs me in, but only after about a minute of trying to login via RADIUS.

  Next, I couldn't even get the lone serial port working as the ts_menu option shows that it sees the serial port but when I select "1" to connect, it immediately says access denied or something to that effect.

  thanks in advance for any help.
0
Comment
Question by:rleyba828
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 2
3 Comments
 
LVL 12

Accepted Solution

by:
HugoHiasl earned 500 total points
ID: 34230167
On their Support site there is a possibility to send them a request and ask for the documentation.

http://www.avocent.de/Resources/Manuals_and_Tech_Bulletins.aspx

There is a "Can't find what you are looking for?" section. I would try to use this.
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:HugoHiasl
HugoHiasl earned 500 total points
ID: 34230217
If I understand the selection correctly then you can select the Avocent Cyclades ... entry in the left listbox and select the documentation without an extension of 5000 or 6000 to get the correct documentation for your product.

There is an "ACS Cyclydes Manual (current)" in the right list.
0
 

Author Comment

by:rleyba828
ID: 34246958
Hi Team,

   Thanks for your advice.   I was able to go to the site and I did get their tech support to reply but the manuals I got were very different from the command line of the device....maybe the device is really too old.

  I have a bit of linux experience and the box is running busybox.   Does anyone know how to start the httpd daemon on busybox?   I tried doing google search on it but none of the tricks they mentioned seem to work.
   
   I still haven´t got the device working but would appreciate any help.
0

Featured Post

Save the day with this special offer from ATEN!

Save 30% on the CV211 using promo code EXPERTS30 now through April 30th. The ATEN CV211 connects a laptop directly to any server allowing you instant access to perform data maintenance and local operations, for quick troubleshooting, updating, service and repair.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Does your iMac really need a hardware upgrade? Will upgrading RAM speed-up your computer? If yes, then how can you proceed? Upgrading RAM in your iMac is not as simple as it may seem. This article will help you in getting and installing right RA…
#Citrix #Citrix Netscaler #HTTP Compression #Load Balance
How to Install VMware Tools in Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6.4 (RHEL 6.4) Step-by-Step Tutorial

730 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question