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Many Sun servers, namely the Netra T1 range don't have keyboard, mouse or monitor connectors on them, so initial configuration and setup has to be done via a serial connection to a computer running a RS232 terminal session. These instructions aim to simplify this process.

Wiring a Sun (RJ45) connector to a 9-pin serial connector
wiring diagramSun connector
PC connector

For the official wiring diagram, see page 56 in the Netra t1 user guide.

Once you have a working cable, you should set your terminal software to 9600 baud, 8N1.

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