8.0 Establishing Console Connections

Console capability is available in Operations Center for some elements, depending on the adapter and element type.

If an undefined console type is requested by the Console option, the default console script definition is used to call the telnet class within Operations Center. This class utilizes two basic parameters: host and port. It also takes optional arguments: a name to be used as the title of the console window, and an icon to display. If these two optional arguments are not provided, then the console displays with the standard Operations Center icon and the title “Terminal.”

The Operations Center console registry can be extended with script definitions for additional emulation modes for each type of console that a management system (or its adapter) can request.

The following sections provide instructions for using the Console capability: