Industrial Ethernet Tech Note
This tech note applies to the following Red Lion Sixnet Series SLX models.
SLX-5MS-1, SLX-5MS-4/5, SLX-5MS-MDM-1, SLX-8MS-1, SLX-8MS-4/5/8/9, SLX-8MG-1, SLX-10MG-1, SLX-16MS-1, SLX-18MG-1
Switch Serial Port
Each SLX managed switch has a USB Mini B and RS232 RJ45F serial port to access the command line. The location of these ports will vary based on the model. Using the switch RJ45 port requires an RS232 adapter to take advantage of the USB port. If you need assistance with installing the USB Driver, please contact Red Lion Technical Support.
Terminal Program Settings
The following configuration should be used in the terminal program:
Port Settings: 9600
Data Bits: 8
Stop bits: 1
Flow Control: None
Logging In (password protection)
Access using the switch command-line is password-protected. Once you have the terminal program (example: Putty or Hyper-Terminal) configured, click Open. Press Enter to prompt for the username and password. Enter cli for the username, admin for the password, and press Enter on the keyboard to log in.
You can now activate the commands for the switch. Type help once logged in to get a list of commands that are available for this switch model.
It is the customer's responsibility to review the advice provided herein and its applicability to the system. Red Lion makes no representation about specific knowledge of the customer's system or the specific performance of the system. Red Lion is not responsible for any damage to equipment or connected systems. The use of this document is at your own risk. Red Lion standard product warranty applies.
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