Solved

New Cisco 2960-S console port problem

Posted on 2011-03-08
3
2,159 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
I am trying to access a 2960 thru the console. I have a console cable with a USB adapter.
I have tried both COM1 and COM 3 listed using default config as well as trying diff Baud rates and Xon Xoff. Hyperterm show connected but no display. Putty also does not show any signs of life.

I have pwr'd down and held MODE until Amber, still no success. Please advise.

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:scoad5
[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
3 Comments
 
LVL 46

Accepted Solution

by:
Craig Beck earned 167 total points
ID: 35070990
0
 
LVL 50

Assisted Solution

by:Don Johnston
Don Johnston earned 166 total points
ID: 35071657
Depends on whose USB adapter you're using. I use a Keyspan adapter and it shows up as Com4.

Unless the console setting of the switch was changed, it should be 9600, N,8,1.
0
 
LVL 7

Assisted Solution

by:joelvp
joelvp earned 167 total points
ID: 35072058
As craigbeck said:
9600 baud
8 data bits
1 stop bit
No parity

No changing of other stuf

To check which com port the usb device is on, use the windows device manager and find the device or port there, then you can be sure you are using the correct com port

0

Featured Post

Free Tool: ZipGrep

ZipGrep is a utility that can list and search zip (.war, .ear, .jar, etc) archives for text patterns, without the need to extract the archive's contents.

One of a set of tools we're offering as a way to say thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

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

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Cisco Policy based routing 2 63
Internet Protocol Security question 3 117
Changing VLAN information 3 36
ASA NAT rule change 3 29
Do you have a computer or other electronic gear that is attached to a rat nest of cables, or alternatively have your cables all bundled nice at neat?  If so then read this post to sidstep common pitfalls. When I was a student at DeVry University,…
The Email Laundry PDF encryption service allows companies to send confidential encrypted  emails to anybody. The PDF document can also contain attachments that are embedded in the encrypted PDF. The password is randomly generated by The Email Laundr…
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

726 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