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E.5. Livingston/Lucent Portmaster

Firstly configure the terminal server, as shown in Figure E-2. This figure uses the system name example, with IP address 10.1.2.3, address mask 255.255.255.0, gateway address 10.1.2.254, and DNS server address 10.1.1.1. Replace these addresses with the addresses used in your network.

Figure E-2. Portmaster unit configuration

set sysname example
set password PASSWORD
set ether0 address 10.1.2.3
set ether0 netmask 255.255.255.0
set ether0 broadcast high
set gateway 10.1.2.254
set namesvc dns
set nameserver 10.1.1.1
save all

Now configure each serial port of the terminal server, as shown in Figure E-3.

Figure E-3. Portmaster port configuration

set s0 service_device telnet 2000
set s0 device
reset s0
set s1 service_device telnet 2001
set s1 device
reset s1set s29 service_device telnet 2029
set s29 device
reset s29
save all

To connect to serial port 0 enter the command telnet example 2000. Use the associated TCP port number to connect to telnet to the other serial devices.