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but it doesn't seem to solve my problem.

I'm trying to create a script to help my guys provision new Cisco switches for deployment. I was hoping to find a nice, easy way to send data over a serial connection (similar to TCPSend), but alas.

I read a lot about mscomm32.ocx and netcomm.ocx, but there seem to be licensing issues. Plink seems to be a good bet, but my attempts at reading the output are not working. If I run plink manually, (to an unconfigured switch) I get a Switch>_ prompt. But when I run the same command here, my stdoutread loop never ends. Any way around this?

#include 

$plink = Run(@ComSpec & " /c plink.exe -v -load serial","",@SW_HIDE,$STDIN_CHILD + $STDERR_MERGED)

StdinWrite($plink,@CR)
StdinWrite($plink)

Local $data
While True
$data &= StdoutRead($plink)
If @error Then ExitLoop
WEnd

MsgBox(0,"",$data)

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