Cellular enabled console server

Josh Luthman josh at imaginenetworksllc.com
Fri Feb 24 16:15:15 UTC 2017

I have been using a Sprint 3G modem to a Mikrotik (IP stuff for my use, but
you can just as easily use the serial port for your needs).  I pay $10/mo
for a few hundred megabytes/mo.

None of the Mikrotiks have 4 console ports, but you can buy 4 of them cheap.

Josh Luthman
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On Fri, Feb 24, 2017 at 11:08 AM, Ben Bartsch <uwcableguy at gmail.com> wrote:

> NANOG - Are any of you running a console server to access your network
> equipment via a serial connection at a remote site?  If so, what are you
> using and how much do you like it?  I have a project where I need to stand
> up over 100 remote sites and would like a backdoor to the console just to
> be able to see what's going on with the equipment to hopefully avoid a
> truck roll for something simple like a hung device.  I need 4 console ports
> and 1 RJ45 ethernet jack.  My quick Google search landed me at
> BlackBox LES1204A-3G-R2, but I've never actually used such a device.  This
> would be for use in the USA.
> Thank you in advance.
> -ben

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