remote serial console (IP to Serial)
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Tue Mar 8 16:49:36 UTC 2016
On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 11:43 AM, Owen DeLong <owen at delong.com> wrote:
> Serial port on the PI is TTL, so you’ll need some level shifters and/or
> ideally some opto-isolators or buffers to do a proper implementation.
usb-serial dongle, no?
also keep in mind, 'bad power' can make raspi's a pita :( corrupting
the flash card isn't fun. (maybe this is solved with another media for
>> On Mar 8, 2016, at 08:32 , greg whynott <greg.whynott at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Thanks to all who responded to me, quite the flood of suggestions and
>> Found a lot of 20 Digi CM32's on ebay for 35 dollars each, overkill but
>> can't beat the price, going to look into those to make sure they are still
>> able to get OS updates. There will be no firewall in front of this device
>> so it should have one itself.
>> I like the raspberry pi idea... Would ensure perpetual security updates
>> with the OS running on it, whereas I'm sure some of the vendors of
>> commercial console products EOL support at some point. The fact it runs
>> linux is inviting as we can add it to our monitoring systems.
>> have a great day,
>> On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 10:33 AM, Christopher Morrow <morrowc.lists at gmail.com
>>> for singular serial .. there are many, do you want something that's
>>> "appliance" or are you willing to deploy 18 raspnberry-pi-like
>>> On Tue, Mar 8, 2016 at 10:30 AM, greg whynott <greg.whynott at gmail.com>
>>>> Recently I have taking over the responsibility of managing about 18
>>>> routers and firewalls. None of these have a console port for 'out of
>>>> band' access accessible today.
>>>> Most sites has available IPs between the ISP and us (typically a /29) or
>>>> backup DSL connection available for use. I'd like to purchase a IP to
>>>> Serial port device I can use for each location in the event I lock myself
>>>> out. The requirement would be an Ethernet port, a serial port, and
>>>> Anyone have any recommendations on something like this?
>>>> thanks much,
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