Connecting Console Port with Mac OS X

Before you continue with connection, ensure you have a driver for USBC to Serial port adaptor, without this USB adaptor will not be detected. To connect a Mac OS X system USB port to the console using the built-in OS X Terminal utility:

1.blank.gif Use the Finder to go to Applications > Utilities > Terminal.

2.blank.gif Connect the OS X USB port to the router.

3.blank.gif Enter the following commands to find the OS X USB port number:

macbook:user$ cd /dev
macbook:user$ ls -ltr /dev/*usb*
crw-rw-rw- 1 root wheel 9, 66 Apr 1 16:46 tty.usbmodem1a21
DT-macbook:dev user$

4.blank.gif Connect to the USB port with the following command followed by the router USB port speed:

macbook:user$ screen /dev/tty.usbmodem1a21 9600

To Disconnect the OS X USB Console from the Terminal Window

Enter Ctrl+A followed by Ctrl+\