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Spok Messenger Ports: Austco

This port allows receipt of information from Austco systems.

  1. Choose Interfaces > Ports. The Ports dialog displays.
  2. Click the New button to create a new port on the server. NOTE: When creating a port that has similar properties to an existing one, select the port of similar type before selecting New. Details specific to that port only are required.
  3. Enter the fields as described in the table below:

    Name

    In the Name field, enter a name to describe the Austco port.

    Protocol

    From the Protocol list box, select the Austco option. The fields are automatically populated.

    Type

    From the Type list box, choose the RS-232 option. This should be the only option available.

    Serial Port

    From the Serial Port list box, select a port that is defined as being AVAILABLE. A port is already assigned within Spok Messenger is labeled IN USE. A port in use by another application on the server is labeled UNAVAILABLE.

    Flow Control

    From the Flow Control list box, select the None option.

  4. Click Save to commit the new settings to the server. The new port configuration is saved.

  5. In order to reduce network traffic, the status of each of the serial ports is not automatically updated. Click Refresh to update the status of each port.

  6. When the Austco port is configured, gateway configuration is automatic. For details on this gateway, see Austco Gateway.