OOB core router connectivity wish list

Christopher Morrow morrowc.lists at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 15:04:05 UTC 2013


On Thu, Jan 10, 2013 at 9:44 AM,  <sthaug at nethelp.no> wrote:
>> I don't think you can get ethernet and transport out-of-the-area in
>> some places at a reasonable cost, so having serial-console I think is
>> still a requirement.
>
> TDM is disappearing quickly in at least some parts of the world. We
> may not be quite there yet, but I think it's entirely reasonable to
> start asking for Ethernet console in procurement documents.

don't disagree... I was saying that the cost of higher speed transport
in some regions is 'very high', as compared to dialup, and that the
networking in question here is purely overhead costs, so keeping the
cost down is important.



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