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Re: [SLUG] USB to serial

On Tue, Dec 18, 2007 at 11:32:23PM +1030, Glen Turner wrote:
> Personally, when configuring routers these days I use a Bluetooth-serial
> dongle, which I hang off about 10cm of shortened Cisco console cable.
> Gets rid of the cable across the computer room floor, which is always a
> trip hazard when making physical changes (about the only time you need
> to jack into the console, as opposed to coming in via a console server).
> I
> picked it up in the USA for US$40 and have never seen its like again.
> I'd love to know if something similar can be sourced locally so that
> other staff members can stop stealing mine.

Hmm I want one of those! The important question though is how many
times do you leave the data centre with it still attached to the
router :)

Expansys have a couple. All quite pricey though.