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Re: Will conserver work for me...

Nathan Straz nstraz@redhat.com
Wed, 29 Oct 2008 20:50:32 GMT

On Oct 29 16:19, McCann, Brian wrote:
> Some back story...I currently have a Windows machine with ~50 serial
> ports on it...each of the ports connect to various devices....servers,
> routers, switches, etc.  I wrote a small Python program (one per port)
> to log each of the ports to a txt file, it lets me "telnet" to the
> server and send/receive to a specific serial port for managing the
> various devices.  But...I'm not a programmer and it works like
> crap...when I connect to a port, it pegs one of the cpus since I can't
> work out some of the loops.
> What I'd like to do is replace my crappy software with conserver on an
> OpenSolaris box.  Can I configure conserver to do the same thing?  My
> ultimate goal is to be able to connect over SSH (preferably) or
> telnet, login, pick a port to 'connect to', and be able to control
> that device.  

Yes, you'll be able to login to the box with ssh then run 
"console <device>" to get to the device.