Giuseppe Larosa Mon, 10/05/2009 - 05:18
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Hello Napoleon,


reverse telnet is a way to provide terminal server services


you need

A/S serial lines to be used to connect other devices' console ports to them or modems


the appropriate cables.


reverse telnet is part of this solution and allows to open a session on a line (an async line) when telnetting to a specific TCP port using a loopback address


TCP port = 2000 + line#


line numbers can be seen with

sh line


ip hosts command can be used:


ip host hostname 2004 10.99.0.51





see


http://www.cisco.com/en/US/docs/ios/12_0/dial/configuration/guide/dcrtelnt.html


Hope to help

Giuseppe


napd Mon, 10/05/2009 - 05:30
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Hi Giuseppe,


Thanks, but I believe I can use the router's aux port for reverse telnet, I just don't know the port number to use for the 3845. I used 2001 for a cisco 7200 but it doesn't work for 3845.


thanks,

nap


napd Mon, 10/05/2009 - 05:42
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Thanks Giuseppe. Never mind, port 2001 works now, not sure what happened there! thanks a lot again!

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