New To Mac-Forums?

Welcome to our community! Join the discussion today by registering your FREE account. If you have any problems with the registration process, please contact us!

Get your questions answered by community gurus Advice and insight from world-class Apple enthusiasts Exclusive access to members-only contests, giveaways and deals

Join today!

 
Start a Discussion
 

Mac-Forums Brief

Subscribe to Mac-Forums Brief to receive special offers from Mac-Forums partners and sponsors

Join the conversation RSS
Apple Notebooks Apple's notebook computers including MacBook Pro, MacBook, MacBook Air, PowerBook, and iBook.

Serial interface for a Powerbook?


Post Reply New Thread Subscribe

 
Thread Tools
ipfreely
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

I was seriously considering buying a Powerbook but it dawned on me there is no serial port. As a network security professional I have to have the ability to plug into the console port of switches, routers, vpn concentrators, etc.

I really like OS X security functions so I would love to find a solution to this issue.
QUOTE Thanks
HeavyMetalG0d
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/tg...43246?v=glance
QUOTE Thanks
Gekigengar3
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Hi,

So how well does that work? I'm looking at getting a powerbook within the next month but I need to be able to interface with HVAC Control Systems. Either through proprietary software (PC crap), or through a terminal emulator such as Zterm. I have a standard mac serial port to DB9 cable that works great. Wondering if the USB to DB9 serial adapter works well. Or if the USB to Mac Serial Port Adapter (Keyspan USA-28x) works? I can easily use the cable I have with the second one.

Thanks!

P.S. This is the last thing I have to figure out before I decide powerbook or PC.

~Geki

Ja Ne!
QUOTE Thanks

Post Reply New Thread Subscribe


« Is there any way to check for bad sectors? | Switching Logicboard in iBook (upgrade by swapping) »
Thread Tools

Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts
BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off
Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread
Thread Starter
Forum
Replies
Last Post
Yet another iBook vs PowerBook query elanthis Switcher Hangout 23 09-03-2004 12:09 PM
iBook...or...PowerBook?? Oz10 Apple Notebooks 19 05-31-2004 10:38 PM
Daystar announces G4 upgrades for PowerBook G3s Murlyn Apple Notebooks 0 09-30-2003 07:28 AM
Apple VP: G5 PowerBook a matter of 'solid engineering' Murlyn Apple Notebooks 5 09-18-2003 08:11 PM
17" PowerBook on its way... schweb Apple Rumors and Reports 0 03-16-2003 10:14 AM

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 09:36 AM.

Powered by vBulletin
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
X

Welcome to Mac-Forums.com

Create your username to jump into the discussion!

New members like you have made this community the ultimate source for your Mac since 2003!


(4 digit year)

Already a member?