Introduction to Accessing a Concentrator
Now that I’ve covered the different 3000 models and provided a brief overview of the features of the concentrators, I’ll give a quick overview on how to access a concentrator and navigate through its screens. The remaining chapters in Parts II and III will cover the specifics of how to set up remote access (IPsec, PPTP, L2TP/IPsec, and WebVPN) and site-to-site sessions that terminate on the VPN 3000 concentrators.
You can access the concentrator out-of-band by using its console port. The console port is a DB-9 interface. When using a terminal package, such as HyperTerminal or TeraTerm, set its communications properties to the following:
8 data bits
1 stop bit
Hardware flow control or no ...