[geeks] Re: [rescue] Xyplex question and something about iMacs...
geeks at sunhelp.org
Wed Nov 14 09:15:44 CST 2001
On November 14, simeonuj wrote:
> Ok... first of all. What exactly does the Xyplex Maxserver 1600 do? I've
> sold about 30 of these on ebay so far and I don't think I've ever advertised
> them correctly now that I've read all those Xyplex threads.
> At first I assumed it was a 16 port ethernet hub but couldn't find out for
> sure. I think I even advertised them as such but have never gotten any
> complaints so either the people buying them knew what they were or I was
> freakin lucky.
It's a terminal server, man. Serial ports on one side, ethernet
interface on the other. Usually used to connect terminals, modems, or
other serial devices to a network. They can usually establish
outgoing telnet sessions and stuff like that.
St. Petersburg, FL
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