5.1. Command Mode Access
When the CMS-32 Command Mode is active, commands can be
invoked to select parameters, and connect or disconnect ports.
Note: Command Mode cannot be accessed from a
Buffer Mode Port, Passive Mode Port, or any port
currently connected to another CMS port.
1. Start your communications program (e.g. HyperTerminal®).
Make certain the CMS and HyperTerminal are set for the
same parameters (e.g. baud, COM port, parity, etc.).
2. Access the Command Mode.
a) Local Access: To access command mode from a local
PC connected to the CMS via cable, press [Enter].
i. If you have already hit other keys, press [Enter]
twice. There must be no other characters preceding
ii. If the Supervisor Password has been defined, the
password prompt will be displayed. Key in your
Supervisor or Port password and press [Enter]. The
"CMS>" prompt will appear.
b) Modem Access: To access the command mode via
modem, proceed as follows:
i. Dial the number for the external modem connected
to the CMS-32.
ii. If you have defined the Supervisor Password, a
prompt will be displayed. Key in your Supervisor
or Port (User) password and press [Enter]. If the
Supervisor Password has not been defined, just
press [Enter]. The "CMS>" prompt will appear.