The RS232 port on the back of system control unit is not normally used when configuring an IP Office system. However, the port can be used for a number of maintenance processes.
Use of the RS232 port should only be performed if absolutely necessary and only if the actions cannot be completed using IP Office Manager or IP Office Web Manager. In all cases, you must make every effort to ensure that you have a backup copy of the system configuration.
RS232 Port Maintenance Processes
1.RS232 port cable connection and configuration
2.Defaulting the configuration using debug
3.Defaulting the configuration using the Boot Loader
4.Defaulting the security using the RS232 port
5.Defaulting the security using the Boot Loader
6.Erasing the core software using debug
7.Erasing the core software using the Boot Loader