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config system slot

Configures the virtual ports on a Local Manager. Virtual ports are connected via an intermediate console server over a network connection or utilizing a COM port redirector providing the same functionality the hardware versions.

Virtual ports are also used when communicating directly to a managed device on its management telnet port with reduced functionality. Ports may display UNAVAILABLE if the Local Manager cannot establish an RFC-2217 connection to the ip/port.

Command availability

CLI resource: system

Lantronix system: All

LMS offerings: All


config system slot <1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | modem | powercontrol>


Changing the slot settings may stop communication with a managed device. Slot 4 is reserved for Virtual ports on Lantronix hardware Local Managers

[admin@LantronixLM]# config system slot 1
[config system slot 1]# 1 2001
Port 1 added.
[config system slot 1]# 2-15 2001
Port 2 added.
Port 3 added.
Port 4 added.
Port 5 added.
Port 6 added.
Port 7 added.
Port 8 added.
Port 9 added.
Port 10 added.
Port 11 added.
Port 12 added.
Port 13 added.
Port 14 added.
Port 15 added.
[config system slot 1]# exit
To remove a port use the [no] modifier before the port number

[admin@LantronixLM]# config system slot 1
[config system slot 1]# no 1 2001
[config system slot 1]# exit

In the Lantronix web interface

Inventory > Local Manager page > System > Virtual Slots - specific to this system


4.4 - This command was introduced.

4.5 - Slot 4 option added for Hardware Local Managers

Related commands

  • show system slot