Legacy DeviceMaster Configuring Secure Redirector COM Ports

Use the following procedures to add a DeviceMaster port and configure the port for the secure port redirector. If necessary, refer to the secure port redirector help system for more information.

Adding a Secure Port

Use the following procedure to add a secure port or ports.


You must have enabled the security feature in SocketServer and have the IP address and TCP port numbers to perform the following procedure.

  1. If necessary, open the Secure Port Redirector, click Start, Programs, Secure Port Redirector, and Secure Port Redirector.

  2. Click Port and Add.

    1. Select an available COM port in the Virtual serial port drop list.

    2. Enter the Remote IP address of the DeviceMaster.

    3. Enter the TCP port number for which you want to communicate on the DeviceMaster.

    4. Click OK.

  3. Repeat Step 2 for each port that you want to use as a secure COM port.

Configuring the Secure COM Port

Use the following procedure to configure the port.

  1. Double-click the port that you want to configure.

  2. Optionally click the Connection Settings tab and then click Auto-reconnect when connection is broken.

  3. Click the SSL Security tab and then click Use SSL for connection to remote side.

  4. Click the Settings tab and select the appropriate serial port settings.

  5. Optional click the Extra Strings tab and enter the appropriate values.

  6. Click OK to save the settings for the DeviceMaster.

  7. Repeat the above procedure for each port that you want to use as a secure COM port.

You are now ready to connect the serial devices to the DeviceMaster ports. Refer to the DeviceMaster Installation and Configuration Guide for cabling information.

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