Managing your network devices via console
dga at cs.cmu.edu
Fri May 15 08:51:31 CDT 2009
On May 15, 2009, at 4:45 AM, Elmar K. Bins wrote:
> I am concerned about remote power control, though. If you know your
> datacenter, you can get all kinds of remote-controlled power strips.
> With us, we don't always know beforehand what kind of power the DCs
> will have, and I'd like the exact same equipment everywhere (except
> the cables, of course).
> In order to achieve this, I used Cyclades (now Avocent) ATP3120-001
> (20A at 100-240V input on IEC C320-20, 10A outputs on IEC C320-13).
> They have three shortcomings:
> - sometimes they forget their configuration (not critical)
> - they can only be accessed by serial console (no SNMP etc.)
> - consequently there's no power meter remote readout
> Is anyone here aware of such universally usable devices that can
> be accessed over IP and give power readouts remotely?
> Electrical specs are as above - 20 Amps input (for 120V countries),
> usable anywhere from 100-240 Volts and IEC input and output plugs...
> Any hints?
> (No, APC fails in the 100-240V part)
> (No, Perle fails in the 100-240V and the IEC part)
> (No, even Avocent's other strips fail there...)
Check out something like the BayTech RPC3 or RPC41 family? I don't
know if it's exactly what you're looking for, but that's what I just
picked to have per-outlet monitoring and control for a research
datacenter we're building.
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