Configuring Ports (NSM Procedure)

The router's craft interface has two ports for connecting terminals to the router such as auxiliary and console ports.

To configure ports:

  1. In the NSM navigation tree, select Device Manager > Devices.
  2. Click the Device Tree tab. Then double-click the device for which you want to configure the ports.
  3. Click the Configuration tab. In the configuration tree, select System > Ports.
  4. Enter a comment in the Ports workspace that describes the ports.
  5. Add or modify the settings as specified in Table 189.
  6. Click one:
    • OK—Saves the changes.
    • Cancel—Cancels the modifications.
    • Apply—Applies the port configuration settings.

Note: You can either set auxiliary or console ports from the below table descriptions.

Table 189: Port Configuration Details



Your Action

Ports > Auxiliary/Console


Supplies a descriptive comment of the auxiliary/console port.

(Optional) Enter a comment.

Log Out On Disconnect

Specifies that the console session logs out when the cable is unplugged.

Select the Log Out On Disconnect check box to enable this feature.


Specifies that the auxiliary/console port is disabled.

Select the Disable check box to enable this feature.


Specifies that the super user access is not allowed.

Select the Insecure check box to enable this feature.


Specifies the terminal type of the auxiliary/console port.

Select a terminal type from the list.

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