Configuration Options
• PortName: Allows you to assign a name to the Console Port. The Port Name may
• PortMode: The operation mode for this port; Normal Mode, Modem Mode or PPP
Depending on the Port Mode selected, the RPC will display additional prompts
listed below. In the Text Interface, these parameters are accessible via a submenu,
which will only be active when the appropriate port mode is selected. In the Web
Browser Interface, fields will be "grayed out" unless the corresponding port mode is
NormalMode:Allows communication with a local PC and permits access to
command mode. When the Normal Mode is selected, the following mode-
specific parameter can also be defined:
DTROutput: Determines how DTR will react when the port disconnects. DTR
can be held low, held high, or pulsed for 0.5 seconds and then held high.
 ModemMode: Permits access to command mode and simplifies connection
to an external modem. Modem Mode ports can perform all functions normally
available in Normal Mode, but Modem Mode also allows definition of the
following, additional parameters:
ModemResetString: Redefines the modem reset string. The Reset String
ModemInitializationString: Defines a command string that can be sent to
initialize an external modem to settings required by your application.
ModemHang-UpString: Although the RPC will pulse the DTR line to hang-
up an attached modem, the Hang-Up string is often useful for controlling
Reset/NoDialtoneInterval: Determines how often the Reset String will
be sent to the modem at this port and also sets the trigger value for the No
Dialtone Alarm. For more information on the No Dialtone Alarm, please refer
NoDialtoneAlarmEnable: When this item is "On" the No Dialtone Alarm
can be enabled as described in Section 8.9. When the No Dialtone Alarm is
enabled and properly configured, the RPC can provide notification if the unit
detects that a phone line connected to a modem installed at this port is dead.
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