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Old 09-02-2002
You should be able to connect via a serial port on a pc using the console cable supplied by Cisco, to the console port on the switch:
http://www.cisco.com/univercd/cc/td/...v9x/1900qs.htm
# 9  
Old 09-04-2002
the ports are fine ... thanks for the link ... is it becoz of the distance .. there may be packet dropping ? its abt 125 meters ...
# 10  
Old 09-06-2002
Just to confirm that ping works from the remote workstations to the host ?
With regard to network stability check on the workstations using netstat, i.e. on unix '#netstat -i' or on NT ':\netstat -e' and look for errors or collisions... Also try a constatnt ping from the workstations to the host and check the reply times....they should be pretty consistent.
I am still convinced the issue lies in the config of the suspect switch....can you physically switch the switch units around and test all workstations....and/or can you factory reset the suspect unit and reconf...

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