[AusNOG] iPhone serial port
Sean K. Finn
sean.finn at ozservers.com.au
Tue Oct 26 19:49:38 EST 2010
That would be awesome for, oh, I don't know..
SSHing into your iPhone via wireless, then remotely managing a device by Serial.
Walk into server room, plug phone in, walk back to desk, manage, comeback.
Basically a Wireless network serial port.
Bags full of awesome.
From: ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net [mailto:ausnog-bounces at lists.ausnog.net] On Behalf Of Chris Pollock
Sent: Tuesday, 26 October 2010 6:24 PM
To: ausnog at ausnog.net
Subject: [AusNOG] iPhone serial port
I just finished something I thought some of you might be interested in; a usable serial port for an iPhone/iPad/iTouch. All iDevices have a serial port built into the dock connector, but it doesn't do anything useful out of the box. All you need is a dock connector, a 470kOhm resistor, some wire, a soldering iron, a console cable and an RS232 -> TTL converter.
If you take out the time spent figuring out the correct wiring scheme, the whole process took about an hour.
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