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System Administration Guide: Advanced Administration
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How to Set Up a Terminal, a Modem, and Initialize a Port (Tasks)

How to Set Up a Terminal

  1. Start the Solaris Management Console, if it's not already running.
    % /usr/sadm/bin/smc &

    For information on starting the Solaris Management Console, see Starting the Solaris Management Console in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Click This Computer icon in the Navigation pane.
  3. Click Devices and Hardware —>Serial Ports.

    The Serial Ports menu is displayed.

  4. Select the port that will be used with a terminal.
  5. Choose Configure—>Terminal from the Action menu.

    The Configure Serial Port window is displayed in Basic Detail mode.

    For a description of the Terminal menu items, see Table 2-1.

  6. Click OK.
  7. To configure the advanced items, select the port configured as a terminal. Then, select Properties from the Action menu.
  8. Change the values of template entries, if desired.
  9. Click OK to configure the port.
  10. Verify that the terminal service has been added.
    $ pmadm -l -s ttyn

How to Set Up a Modem

  1. Start the Solaris Management Console, if it's not already running.
    % /usr/sadm/bin/smc &

    For information on starting the Solaris Management Console, see Starting the Solaris Management Console in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Click This Computer icon in the Navigation pane.
  3. Click Devices and Hardware—>Serial Ports.

    The Serial Ports menu is displayed.

  4. Select the port that will be used with a modem.
  5. Choose one of the following Configure options from the Action menu.
    1. Configure—>Modem (Dial In)
    2. Configure—>Modem (Dial Out)
    3. Configure—>Modem (Dial In/Out)

    The Configure Serial Port window is displayed in Basic Detail mode.

    For a description of the Modem menu items, see Table 2-3.

  6. Click OK.
  7. To configure the advanced items, select the port configured as a modem. Then, select Properties from the Action menu.
  8. Change the values of template entries, if desired.
  9. Click OK to configure the port.
  10. Verify that the modem service has been configured.
    $ pmadm -l -s ttyn

How to Initialize a Port

  1. Start the Solaris Management Console, if it's not already running.
    % /usr/sadm/bin/smc &

    For information on starting the Solaris Management Console, see Starting the Solaris Management Console in System Administration Guide: Basic Administration.

  2. Click This Computer icon in the Navigation pane.
  3. Click Devices and Hardware—>Serial Ports.

    The Serial Ports menu is displayed.

  4. Select the port to be initialized.
  5. Choose Configure—>Initialize Only – No Connection

    The Serial Port window is displayed in Basic Detail mode.

    For a description of the Initialize Only menu items, see Table 2-4.

  6. Click OK.
  7. To configure the advanced items, select the port configured as initialize only. Then, select Properties from the Action menu.
  8. Change the values of template entries, if desired.
  9. Click OK to configure the port.
  10. Verify that the modem service has been initialized.
    $ pmadm -l -s ttyn
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