Problem with serial connection

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micheleschelfi
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Problem with serial connection

Post by micheleschelfi » 05 Sep 2018 02:49

Good morning everyone,
I've got a big issue with my Alcatel OmniPCX Office.
I've started working on a system built by someone else, and I don't know the password for OMC management system.
I found a way to reset the password using the config port and serial connection, but it doesn't work.

I used a standard "cisco" serial cable and the Putty terminal (trying all standard serial speeds), but i cannot see anything on the terminal. I've tried also another V24 cable (used for UPS), and with this i saw lots of strange symbols. But nothing clear.

Do you know if this is a cable problem? Or maybe is the config port damaged? What kind of cable should I use?

Do you know if exists a way to hard reset the system, and then manage it via Ethernet?

Thank you and sorry for my bad english.

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Re: Problem with serial connection

Post by tot3nkopf » 11 Sep 2018 15:17

For Cisco cable you need to cut it and reverse crimp an RJ45.

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