3. No Activity Timeout: Providing the Timeout feature is enabled at either connected
port, the No Activity Timeout can also disconnect ports when no command activity
is detected at the ports for the user-defined timeout period.
Note: The No Activity Timeout also applies to Telnet Direct Connections. For
more information, please refer to Section 5.8.
a) RS232 Ports: To select the timeout period for RS232 Ports, access the Port
Configuration Menu for the desired port as described in Section 5.8.
b) Network Port: To select the timeout period for the Network Port, access the
Network Port Configuration Menu as described in Section 5.9.
c) When the Timeout Feature is enabled, the port will automatically disconnect if
no data is received during the defined Timeout Period.
• When two connected ports time out, both ports will exit command mode after
• The Timeout value also applies to unconnected ports that are left in
command mode. When an unconnected port is left in command mode, and
no additional activity is detected, the port will automatically exit command
mode when its timeout value elapses.