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How to login into extreme summit x440-24t switch?


Hello Everyone.I have a summit exreme switch x440-24t i need to login the console,and i dont have serial cable with me can somebody give me the steps to login into it by providing default gateway and the connections.Thanks in advance.

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Userlevel 3
Hi Venkatesh,

Without consoling the switch I think we cant have a minimum configuration to access the switch.

This article will help you how to console the switch

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-console-into-Extreme-and-Enterasys-...

Regards,
Karthikeyan
Narayanan, Karthikeyan wrote:

Hi Venkatesh,

Without consoling the switch I think we cant have a minimum configuration to access the switch.

This article will help you how to console the switch

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-console-into-Extreme-and-Enterasys-...

Regards,
Karthikeyan

Hi Narayanan, Thankyou very much for swift response.
Narayanan, Karthikeyan wrote:

Hi Venkatesh,

Without consoling the switch I think we cant have a minimum configuration to access the switch.

This article will help you how to console the switch

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-console-into-Extreme-and-Enterasys-...

Regards,
Karthikeyan

Hi Narayanan,as above pics i got the same console cable but i have stack ports on back side of my switch which looks like chip,then how do i connect please help me regrading this.
Userlevel 3
Hi Venkatesh,

Please check the below article as well:

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-connect-to-the-switch-console-via-R...

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/Q_A/Serial-Port-questions

Regards,
Karthikeyan
Userlevel 5
Venkat,

It is not possible to gain console access to the switch through an Ethernet connection.

For switches with an RJ-45 console connection (e.g. X440), it will be necessary to use an RJ-45 to DB-9 adapter or a rollover cable. If the PC does not have a serial port, a serial to USB adapter may also be necessary.

Also, have a look at this KB Article:-

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-connect-to-the-switch-console-via-R...
Hi Vellachery, Thankyou very much for quick response.
Hi Vellachery, Can i connect with RJ45 cable switch to laptop by using third party software tool.Thanks in advance.
Userlevel 5
venkatesh siddina wrote:

Hi Vellachery, Can i connect with RJ45 cable switch to laptop by using third party software tool.Thanks in advance.

Venkat,

One end of the RJ45 cable should be connected to your console port (usb port) of the X440 switch and the other end should be connected to the serial port of your laptop via using the DB9 connector as shown below:-

venkatesh siddina wrote:

Hi Vellachery, Can i connect with RJ45 cable switch to laptop by using third party software tool.Thanks in advance.

Okay,Thankyou.
Userlevel 4
I could see above some of very useful articles have been provided already by my colleagues. Adding to them please find below article says about:

How to configure putty terminal-emulation software to access the local console of Extreme Switches?

https://gtacknowledge.extremenetworks.com/articles/How_To/How-to-configure-putty-terminal-emulation-...

Hope all these will help you to crack your very concern.
Hello Everyone,i wasn't able to login the console,what i did is i connected serial cable and installed putty and configured the ipaddress 192.168.10.x and the same ip given in putty and putty opened but it is not showing anything.can somebody help me please.
Userlevel 7
Hi,

please look at the following GTAC Knwoledge articles. The first describes how to use the serial console, the second how to use the Ethernet management port:
Erik

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