• Subject: Re: Cisco 2500 to a 9406-170
  • From: Larry Bolhuis <lbolhui@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 27 Sep 1999 22:04:50 -0400
  • Organization: Arbor Solutions, Inc

"Art Tostaine, Jr." wrote:
> Is the clocking setting a parm in the router?  In other words, is it possible 
>it's not turned on?
Ya you betcha!  Routers are strange beasts.  They can make or take clocking, 
can be DCE or DTE, V.24 or V.35, ethernet token-ring FDDI ATM ISDN,
point-to-point or frame, LAN WAN and VLAN, they can spread requests to one IP
address to multiple ones, they can swap IP addresses and ports going both ways,
they can filter (block) traffic and route traffic, encrypt decrypt tranform or
forward-packets and lots of stuff I can't even describe because most of you 
have no idea what it means (or I am lousy at describing it).

  There is ONE thing that is for certain: and that is they are vegatables by
default. You must enable everything that you want them to do.

  HTH - Larry

> Art Tostaine, Jr.
> CCA, Inc.
> Jackson, NJ 08527
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-midrange-l@midrange.com
> [mailto:owner-midrange-l@midrange.com]On Behalf Of Larry Bolhuis
> Sent: Monday, September 27, 1999 10:05 AM
> To: MIDRANGE-L@midrange.com
> Subject: Re: Cisco 2500 to a 9406-170
> No need for a null modem because the router can provide clocking (although you
> CAN use one if you want too)  If the correct cable was ordered for the router
> then the crossover happens there.  AS/400's come with one cable type only that
> expects to be connected to a DCE type device.  Routers can connect to DCE or 
> devices and that is determined by the cable.  (That is the router can go both
> ways)
>  - Larry
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