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Can you connect two digi passport 4 ports together to make a long serial connection?

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I have a long rj45 between two devices. Is it possible to take that rj45, connect it to port 1 on digi #1 and have it route over the network to digi #2 on serial port 1?
Basically making a long cable?
asked Mar 26, 2015 in Feedback/Wish List by sskula New to the Community (3 points)

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Yes, this can be done by configuring a serial bridge.

On one unit (initiator), configure the following serial settings (example shows port 1):

Enable/Disable this port : Enable
RealPort support : Disable
Host mode : Terminal server
Port title :
Destination IP : (IP_of_other_Passport_unit)
Destination port (0-65535) : 7001
Protocol : Telnet
Serial port parameters : (Must match on both units)

On the other unit (receiver):

Enable/Disable this port : Enable
RealPort support : Disable
Host mode : Console server
Listening TCP port (1024-65535) : 7001
Protocol : Telnet
Automatic detection : Off
Port title :
Serial port parameters : (Must match on both units)
answered Mar 27, 2015 by userid0 Veteran of the Digi Community (2,156 points)
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Any other settings I might be missing. I set everything above and I cannot get a connection.
answered Mar 31, 2015 by sskula New to the Community (3 points)
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(from the 2cond digi doing a telnet)

Entering server port, ..... type CTRL-z for port menu.

>> 'nobody' initiated a new r/w session


{master:0}[edit]



if I telnet to the second digi on port 7001 I can connect. So I know the 2nd digi is listening. but seems like the first digi, is not sending the info to the second digi.
answered Apr 2, 2015 by sskula New to the Community (3 points)
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Can anyone help. Does digi tech support monitor these?
answered Apr 11, 2015 by sskula New to the Community (3 points)
What is attached to the initiator?  If you connect a PC to the "initiating" port, what is seen?  If you tie TX and RX on the "receiving" unit port, can does data echo?
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