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configurating serial interface


I need help on how to configure serial interface.

My company uses model# 1601.

The current configuration is showing:


interface Serial1

ip address

no ip directed-broadcast


ip classless

ip route

ip route

ip route

My problem is I'd like to get connected to remote server with IP#, but I don't know how.

Please help.

New Member

Re: configurating serial interface

I don’t think you need to worry about your serial interface.

It looks as though you are using static routes only so, assuming that subnet is reachable via, just add the

ip route

command in ‘global config’ mode. If is not the subnet mask of the subnet on which your server resides, use the appropriate mask or just to statically map the host (as is the case with your host).

Conversely, I think you could replace all of your static routes to a single

Ip route

statement. I think the only reason you wouldn’t want to do that is if there are other 149.142 subnets via another next hop than

Good luck and let me know if this works out please (I hate it when I give bad advice).

New Member

Re: configurating serial interface

Hi Dexter

I'm assuming the target server is remote to your location, and your route out is over the serial link. If so, do teh following:-

enter enable mode.



>>conf t

>>ip route


This configures a static route from your location via ( the other end of your serial i/f) to network Bear in mind the far router also needs a route to the network.

You should be able to ping the ip address to test. If ok wr command to save the new config.

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