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5288 V3 Server V100R003 User Guide 26

This document describes the features, appearance, and technical specifications of the 5288 V3 server, and how to install, power on, and power off the 5288 V3 server, connect cables, and install an operating system (OS) for it.
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Logging In to a Server over a Serial Port Using PuTTY

Logging In to a Server over a Serial Port Using PuTTY

Use PuTTY to log in to a server over a serial port in any of the following scenarios:

  • The server is configured for the first time at a site.
  • A remote connection to the server cannot be established.

Ensure that the following requirements are met:

  • The local PC is connected to the server through a serial cable.
  • PuTTY is installed.

    You can download PuTTY from chiark website. You are advised to use the latest version of PuTTY, otherwise you may fail to log in to the server.

  • User name for logging in to the server
  • Password for logging in to the server


  1. Double-click PuTTY.exe.

    The PuTTY Configuration window is displayed.

  2. In the navigation tree, choose Connection > Serial.
  3. Set the login parameters.


    • Serial Line to connect to: COMn
    • Speed (baud): 115200
    • Data bits: 8
    • Stop bits: 1
    • Parity: None
    • Flow control: None

    n in COMn indicates a serial port number, and its value is an integer.

  4. In the navigation tree, choose Session.
  5. Select Serial under Connection type, as shown in Figure 9-15.

    Figure 9-15 PuTTY Configuration window

  6. Click Open.

    The PuTTY window is displayed.

  7. Enter the user name and password.

    If the login is successful, the server host name is displayed on the left of the prompt.

Updated: 2018-11-26

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