Michael McNamara writes on his blog:
If your in pmshell you’ll need to use the following escape sequences to get back to the “Connect to port >” prompt if for example you want to connect to different serial port. If you weren’t confused enough, if you are connecting via SSH you’ll need to use an extra ~ before those escape sequences so the ~ isn’t interpreted by your SSH client, it needs to pass through to pmshell.
A handy guide to commands you might need on your awesome Opengear remote console box.
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