By default, Config Advisor allows you to connect to a filer via the serial COM ports 3 and 4. I'm using a USB to serial conversion cable and need to be able to use COM ports 6, 7, or 8. I don't see any options (drop down menus) to change the default COM port choices. Anyone know how to do this?
Config Advisor scans for COM ports on your computer. In fact, it will search for COM1 thru COM256. It should find them. You may have already done this, but you can check in Device Manager for the serial ports that are active on your computer.
One other thing to keep in mind is that if you have another terminal program open at the same time that's using the COM port, Config Advisor will ignore that COM port since it cannot have read/write access to it while another program has that same port open.
Thanks guys. It was really weird, I tried disconnecting everything and reconnecting and still only got COM 3 and 4. I have tried it since then and it now shows me COM 6 (or 7) as needed. Thanks for the info!
Re: Configuration Advisor (formerly Wire Gauge) Serial COM Port