Avocent DSR 4020 Configuration Guide - Using the Serial Port like a boss
How to Configure The Avocent DSR 4020The Avocent DSR 4020 is a legacy/old skool keyboard video, mouse (KVM) server with a network management interface, and a DB9 serial port based management interface. Unfortunately, the remote console feature requires Java JRE 1.6. (6u45) It has 16 ports. The bank of RJ45 jacks on the back are NOT network jacks, instead you need to use DSIQ dongles to connect them to video and USB ports on your servers. You can also get DSIQ dongles with PS/2 connectors. Both network and serial interfaces can be used to configure the KVM. The serial interface is a closely guarded secret. If you bought a used KVM from ebay, you can use Serial to reset and wipe out the password. The Avocent manuals do not explain this port. We will explain how to use it. If you need assistance with your Avocent, call us, we can help. Consider hiring a real IT pro to properly install your KVM. Check out our low IT services rates at.
|Rear ports of the Avocent DSR 4020|
|DSR 4020 Serial interface|
|DSR Automatic Network Settings|
Default Admin PasswordThe default username and password is "Admin" and the password is blank.
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