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Hardware Setup Support: Terminal Server Connection

A Terminal Server is a box that connects one or more serial ports to a network so they can be accessed from a remote computer. JMRI running on a computer with a network connection can connect to an EasyDCC or NCE Command Station or C/MRI nodes via one of these. This allows you to put the computer and layout as far apart as you'd like.

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This capability was originally created for david zuhn, who has a web page describing in detail how he set it up for EasyDCC.

The NCE and C/MRI set up processes are similar.


To make this work, you have to configure both JMRI and the Terminal Server, and make the appropriate connections.



Start JMRI. If everything is OK, the application will start and tell you on the splash screen it's properly connected.