Serial extender with AUX or hwic-t1

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Apr 21st, 2010

I have two offices connected to each other with cisco routers at each location. I have a weather sensor at one site and they want the display at the other. The sensor normally connects to the display via a basic rs-232 asynchronous dce/dte 8N1 9600 baud connection. Can I use the AUX ports or maybe hwic-t1s at each router and bridge the ports together to extend the rs-232 connection over the network?

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Paolo Bevilacqua Fri, 04/23/2010 - 10:10

You use the AUX port for this. There is also virtual COM software for the PC so not needing the physicial setup on other site.

lostngone Sat, 04/24/2010 - 12:33

Thank you for your response.

Things like reverse telnet and COM port redirector software won't work because the remote display we are using is a piece of standalone hardware not a PC.

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