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Serial port test

I need a script to check connectivity to a device on my network.  I'm told by vendor that the device should recognize the AT command.

 In some locations this device is connected to a serial port while in other locations it is connected with an ip address.  Can someone suggest the easiest (and free) way to test connectivity.  I do have a dos version of kermit but not certain if I can test both serial and tcpip connections with it.  Any help would be appreciated.
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BigBobBK
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Dave BaldwinFixer of ProblemsCommented:
Windows HyperTerminal supports both dialup (serial port) and telnet connections.
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Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
Please, no hyperterm!
That program should have been shredded before they programmed it.
Yes, I have a slight aversion against it ;)
Instead try putty: www.putty.org
It does the same and more (and is free :)
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Ernie BeekExpertCommented:
Oh, you can also do scripting with it.
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