Connecting to your
Cisco 678 or Cisco 675
In this step, you will be performing the physical connections for
your modem to enable you to configure your modem, by connecting the
Connect your Cisco 678 or 675 to your PC. Ensure that the yellow cable
is connected to the Ethernet port on your PC and to the "ENET" port
on the back of the Cisco 678 or 675. (Note: from here forward if
Cisco 678 or 675 is mentioned the words are interchangeable.)
Connect the blue or gray management cable (this cable was shipped
with the original packing material) to a "COM" port on your PC to
the "MGMT" port on the back of the Cisco 678.
NOTE: A "COM" port is a communications port used to connect
external devices, such as your modem to the PC, most COM ports are
identified by a number on the back of your PC. The following picture
is an example of COM port on a PC.
NOTE 1: Identify the PC COM Port number the blue or gray management
cable is installed on. You will need this information for the next
Connect the modem power cable and ensure the green power light is
To set up your computer to connect to your modem, the software program
you will be using to connect to your modem will be HyperTerminal®.
To access HyperTerminal in Windows® 95/98/ME, perform the following.
Click START on your Windows® desktop and select PROGRAMS. Then, select
ACCESSORIES and then, select HYPERTERMINAL. Click on the HyperTerminal
icon to launch HyperTerminal.
Windows 2000 users select START, PROGRAMS, then select ACCESSORIES,
then select COMMUNICATIONS, and then select HYPERTERMINAL.
NOTE for Windows® 98 users: Loading Windows® 98
does not automatically load HyperTerminal. If you cannot find a
HyperTerminal folder, load HyperTerminal from your Windows®
98 compact disk.
Enter "Cisco 678" as a connection name and select an icon. Then,
In the CONNECT USING field, select the COM port you connected the
blue cable to and noted in Step 1. Then, select OK.
In the Properties window, please set the port settings as follows.
Then, select OK.
- Bits per second: 38400
- Data bits: 8
- Parity: None
- Stop bits: 1
- Flow control: None
NOTE: If you cannot connect to your modem, reconfigure the
"Bits per second" field to 9600. Then, try to reconnect. If you have
further connection problems, please turn the power to your modem off
for 30 seconds, then turn it back on.
Press Enter to initiate the session in HyperTerminal. If the session
does not initiate, press Enter again. A CBOS prompt will appear
User Access Verification
If you set an executive password, please type it and press Enter.
If you have not set an executive password, please press Enter to
access the Cisco 678 and the following prompt will appear.
NOTE: The Cisco
678 is default set to not have a password. Only if you previously
provisioned an executive password will you need one to enter the
Cisco 678. Qwest recommends setting an executive password for security
Type "enable" at the cbos prompt. Then, press Enter.
At the Password prompt, press Enter. The following prompt will
Refer to the email or fax you received from Deru Internet for the
specific commands you'll need to enter. If you don't have these
setup instructions handy or if you have not received any, please