Should i source a laptop with serial port and connect a standard DB9 cable to the cable and re-test? I did manual arp entry to reach out to as per these instructions. I obviously did away with this 18 months ago as i thought the USB to serial would work alone – I had read that the cable uses a special pin out. Michael Kohne 1, 1 13 Not sure if you want to use that instead of 8. Upon launching Powerchute business edition 8.
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I have installed the Prolific to USB serial currently using com port 6. The documented pinout looks like a simple null-modem cable swapping the TX and RX pins:. I may try and re-install PCBE 9. I am NOT familiar with the latter. This A is just a USB to serial adapter and does not do any of the signaling – just converting.
And instead of using a PC with a serial port, I would advise simply getting one of the PLbased USB-to-serial adapter cables – they work well for managing serial console stuff with nearly every OS released within the last 10 years.
It all fails miserably! Should i source a laptop with serial port and connect a cab,e DB9 cable to the cable and re-test? However, Cabel have here in hand a Cisco YC Cable that looks like it could work, but I am having hard time trying to find the wire configuration to see if they would match up. The only thing that seperates me from the UPS unit is 48p switch, so there shouldn’t be any network filtering within the same subnet.
You can also verify everything still shows in Device Manager. Shouls i use the USB to serial cable afterwards then? Well, to begin, 9.
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The documented pinout looks like a simple null-modem cable swapping the TX and RX pins: I need to test using a laptop with serial port connection i imagine. Ever since, any attempt trying to make contact with the NIC fails. APC by Schneider Electric shall have no responsibility for the accuracy, correctness or objectionable nature of any user-submitted content, and disclaims any and all liability arising from or related to your use of the website.
The UPS unit uses an AP network card, but also has what looks to be a serial port for terminal use putty is awesome.
So we disconnect everything and then drain any residual power from the device. Hmmmmm, i still cannot seem to establish a connection? Samrt this UPS, then you have to disconnect the battery on it and you can hold down the off button for seconds so we can discharge the UPS completely and ultimately do the braindead.
What communications cable is needed with my Smart-UPS and PowerChute Business Edition?
Sign up using Email and Password. We have a UPS unit for which we recently configured to work on our network.
Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Because we inhereted the UPS unit, this smart-signalling cable is nowhere to be found. Choose a location discussion: It looks from there like the ground is run to the shell instead of pin 5 on the UPS side, but I bet if you used a bog standard DB9-DB9 male to female straight through it would work. Upon launching Powerchute business edition 8. I obviously did away with this 18 months ago as i thought the USB to serial would work alone – I had read that the cable uses a special pin out.
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As to finding a serial port, put out a couple of dollars for a serial-USB adapter and plug it into a nearby server or your laptop to gain control.
Hit the reset button, and the reattempted the previous step. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered. I did manual arp entry to reach out to as per these instructions.