anyone have a terminal server?
jwest at classiccmp.org
Mon Apr 24 22:46:31 CDT 2006
>> However, its my understanding that you could use the terminal server
>> "in reverse" to connect from the TCP/IP enabled machine to a port on
>> the terminal server and from there talk to the RS-232 style monitor
>> port on an older machine like some S-100 bus based machine.
To which Der Mouse replied...
> This depends on the terminal server. Some of them do this ("reverse
> telnet", I think at least one of them calls it); others don't. If this
> is what you want, you need to be careful when looking at terminal
> servers to make sure you get one that can do it.
Exactly my point... which is why I said " *GENERALLY* terminal servers
aren't the right tool for this", and instead said the data pbx was. Richard
keeps saying 'terminal server', but all he specifies makes me think he wants
the data pbx instead.
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