Unable to connect to console port on Linksys SRW248G4

Posted on 2011-04-20
Last Modified: 2012-06-22
Hello all,
I have made a very rookie mistake with my Linksys SRW248G4 switch. I was creating VLANS on the switch thru the webview interface and I switched the managment VLAN to something other than VLAN1 and now I am unable to access the switch thru the webview interface. I thought simple enough I will just connect thru the console port and fix the problem however I am unable to connect to the switch thru that port as well. I tried setting hyperterminal to the following settings:
the above are supposed to the be the correct settings per Linksys however after hitting the enter key multiple times nothing shows up. I have tried lower speed settings, different flow control settings with no success. I am pretty certain my cable is good as I can connect to a 3Com switch thru the console with no problems.
Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks in advance.
Question by:lpsadmin
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    Expert Comment

    Try setting Flow Control to Hardware. I don't have that exact model you do, but my linksys switch takes 38400-8-None-1-Hardware as the settings.
    LVL 26

    Expert Comment

    Do you know the other vlan you assigned it to, and do you have any ports assigned to it.

    Accepted Solution

    Thanks for the suggestions! It turns out that the issue was the cable. I needed to use a straight thru serial cable to make the connection. I was able to reset everything once the connection was made.

    Author Comment

    Solution it correct.

    Author Closing Comment

    found the solution elsewhere.

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