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Compaq 8 Ports KVM

I need to switch in between PC but I don't know the keyboard sequence for this model Compaq 8 Port KVM, Please help

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Press the Print Screen button once or twice.

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Try PrtSc port # ENTER

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sequence using the “SCROLL LOCK” key and up and down arrow keys. To send
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You will hear a beep for confirmation. Then you can press the up or down arrow
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Make sure that your keyboard is connected to the keyboard port of the switch. The USB ports on the switch has pictures that indicates where the keyboard and mouse should be connected.

The hotkey combination is CTRL + ALT + SHIFT + Port no.(1,2,3 or 4) + ENTER

Note: "tap the keys one at a time and not at the same time"

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You Compaq unit is proabably a rebadged Avocent like my HP Analogue KVM. To open the menu on that, you simply press the Print Screen button to open the onscreen menu.

Hope this helps.

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so is the KVM (control side, PS2 mouse / kbd>??)
or are all PS2 ports wired to adaptors,? i cant guess this nor what was used before, no history stated.
what was there before, this act?
and what now?
Ill assume worse cases (tossed a coin)
18 (16+2) adapters now. all devices are USB but KVM
ok.?


what mode fails, both the KVM pushbotton switch and or the hot key commands on the kbd?
Oops no manual button as seen on modern KVM.

KVMs are very complex. the hard part is the vast number of different PC.
USB , PS2, VGA, DVI and HDMI.. yah,..
OK 16 +2=18 x ps2, and 9 VGA ports. it is.
NO KVM does it all, ,, old KVM' do NOT work , on new computers, all folks know this , if they tried. or took readings to learn why it fails.
I bet power to the KVM is dead., no LED./
no manual button ,oops.
pin 4 PS2 reads 5vdc and connected up, same?
we use breakout boxes (DIY) to test ports connected.'

that Compaq is very old and no support now, no books.
why not ask at real HP, maybe some old guy there can dig it lost books>
40 KVM? that what you said, really? (or 40/8=5 kvm)?
my guess is the adaptor does not work or power issues
KVM >>PS2>>>ADapt>>> USB.(server) (usb 1,2,or 3 at server?)
The KVM in most cases, here, steals power from PS2 ports but not this KVM , its better.
i'd bet that adaptor cant do that.
(is the caps lock key working on the KBD and laser LED glowing on said mouse?

ask here, real HP.
lets see tests:
1: pin 4 ps2 5vdc?
2: mouse glows?
3: keyboard led , caps lock toggles? (glows)
4: lost the hot key commands (y/n)

one other problem is the BIOS in the server may not like your adaptor at all. When BIOS scans the keyboard. it expects a ID response if missing or grabled, it drops that device port.


https://h30434.www3.hp.com/


btw, one way to cure this, is run headless server software
end KVM for ever.

i run a LAMP server, that comes in the box, no kvm no any thing on ports. it has a web page to go to and do service that way.
port IP+:12321
modern ways work best.
in a server farm, a keyboard/mouse/monitor on rolling cart
for the super sick servers is best...

the other problem is USB only PC or server
does not scan PS2 ports, it has none
so if the adaption fails, at boot time, all is lost.
(BIOS reports connected devices to the OS)(unstated by you)so if the report fails, problems happen
for sure after the boot.

this device is s business device, now ("Enterprise)
the posts on it are like 10 years ago. all links to books now dead.
infact the compaq server that had them is turned off. (grin)
here is my search there. Why not ask them?




https://www.hpe.com/us/en/search-results.html?client=&qt=kvm+4110&search=%EF%98%90&cc=us&charset=utf-8&hpa=http%3A%2F%2Fwww8.hp.com%2Fus%2Fen%2Fhpe%2Fcontact%2Fcontact.html&hpn=Home&hpr=http%3A%2F%2Fh41131.www4.hp.com%2Fus%2Fen&hps=Home&lang=en&qp=url%3Ah41131.www4.hp.com%2Fus%2Fen+url%3ANEW+URL+GOES+HERE

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Funny... I was reading about something like this for an HP KVM I' looking at buying... I can't find ANY documentation for that older model. But I did find a forum that gave advisement on how to switch the ports from system to system.

Read this and give it a try:
"Try print screen, then the port number to which you want to switch, then enter.
"

I copied and pasted it into a text file for myself in case it's the correct method for the KVM I'm going to buy here soon. :)

Perhaps the models are similar enough that it'll work.

Please let me know because I am quite curious to see if this will work. I would imagine that there is a universal standard somehow.

I'll be watching.

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