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TSN
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Standard Serial interface on RAP-3

Why is the RAP-3 equipped with and header connector for console access instead of a RJ-45 connector (or USB)?

It would be very nice to travel with only one console cable.

 

Regards,

 

Rob

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Re: Standard Serial interface on RAP-3

TSN,

 

Quite frankly, the serial connector is very rarely used.  The main end-user interface is Zero-Touch provisioning after the reset button is held down...



Colin Joseph
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Re: Standard Serial interface on RAP-3

TSN,

 

The RAP-3 are built with a 4-pin TTL console port, which is not RS-232. The RAP-3 port is accessible in the middle of the underside of the unit only and like CJ said console port hardly every used and RAPs are ment for zero touch provisioning.

 

Thanks,

MKS
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